Ustadha Naielah Ackbarali

Naielah was born in Trinidad but grew up in South Florida. She graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a double major in International Affairs & Sociology.

Thereafter, she studied various Islamic sciences with prominent traditional scholars in both Syria and Jordan for over 20 years in Hanafi fiqh, Shafi’i fiqh of menstruation, aqida, and much more. Her teachers include Sheikh Hassan al-Hindy, Sheikh Adnan Darwish, Sheikh Salim ibn Abi Bakr al-Khatib, Sheikh Faraz Rabbani, Sheikh Hamza Karamali, and others. She is currently continuing her post-graduate Islamic studies with Mufti Ismail Moosa as a student in a hadith specialization program.

In 2015, she founded Muslima Coaching, where she offers faith-based marriage coaching and relationship advice.

In 2020, she launched a fiqh ‘Answers Service for Women’ on the Muslima Coaching website, where free answers related to women’s issues can be easily accessed.

Naielah has been featured on the Islam Channel and British Muslim TV. She is an author and has written several books:


Dua Tips: Prayers & Inspiration for Muslim Women” for women and teens.

The Treasure of Families & Women: Imam Birgivi’s Treatise on the Advanced Fiqh of Menstruation” for scholars and students of knowledge.

A Muslim Woman’s Guide To Menstruation Rulings” an intermediate guide for women 17+.

“Fiqh of Menstruation Simplified: A Beginner’s Guide for Muslim Women” for older teens, converts, and beginner learners.

Blossom: A Muslim Girl’s Period Guide” for young girls ages 9 to 14.

“Ramadan Ready: Action Steps for Muslim Women” for women and teens.

Secrets of Successful Muslim Couples: Marriage Tips for a Lifetime” for married couples and spouses.

Secrets of Successful Muslim Wives” for all married sisters.

Love Scripts: Getting Through To Him” for all married sisters.

Say It With Love: Communicate, Connect & Cure Conflict” for all married sisters.

Newlywed Nuggets: Golden Marriage Advice” for newlywed wives.

Choosing Your Other Half: Marriage Tips for Muslim Singles” for single men and women.

(Find them on Amazon)