Dr. Shadi Zaza is the founder and president of Rahma Worldwide (Formerly known as Rahma Relief Foundation). He was also the Dean of the Islamic University of Minnesota – Detroit Branch until 2017. Dr. Zaza earned a bachelor’s degree of Islamic studies from the Islamic Online University and a master’s degree in Islamic studies from the Islamic University Minnesota. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Theology with a thesis titled “Realism and the Art of Reform in Islam” from the University of Minnesota in May 2017. Previously in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Zaza was a member of the arbitration committee for legal consultation in the Governmental Islamic Courts. After arriving in Connecticut, United States in 2008, Dr. Zaza was the Imam and leader of Prayer in the University Mosque of Bridgeport. Later, Dr. Zaza became an Imam, organizer, leader of charity events, and community activist in the Culture Association of Franklin, Michigan. He is a member of Interfaith Counsel of Michigan. Dr. Zaza is the current President and CEO of Rahma Worldwide since 2014.