Australia Tour

Shaykha Dr Haifaa Younis

About Shaykha Haifaa

Dr. Haifaa Younis is an American Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist with roots from Iraq. Her pursuit of Islamic knowledge initiated when she began to study with various Islamic scholars from across the United States while she simultaneously attended individual courses and lectures on subjects including Aqeeda, Fiqh, Usool Fiqh, Hadeeth, and Tazkiyah (purification of the soul). From the United States, she moved to Saudi Arabia where she graduated from the Mecca Institute of Islamic Studies (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) and Al-Huda Qur’an Memorization School (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) where she completed the memorization of the Qur’an.

Dr Younis is the founder and Chairman of Jannah Institute whose mission is to spread the light of Islam to Muslim women around the world. Dr Younis currently teaches seminars on the thematic commentary of various chapters of the Holy Qur’an and their practical relevance in our day-to-day living. Additionally, she offers retreats on key topics that inspire hearts, combining the inner essence of Islam with an outward expression of practice. Dr. Haifaa is passionate about spreading the word of Allah (SWT) and igniting the love of Islam and the Qur’an through her teachings.


Shaykha Haifaa returns to Australia after 10 years to deliver her weekend intensive women’s retreats which are being held in Gold Coast and Sydney. Venue locations are surrounded by natural beauty for attendees to take time away from responsibilities to reflect on the amazing creations of Allah SWT.

Classes will be held daily by our esteemed visiting scholar, Shaykha Dr Haifaa Younis, where she will delve into topics related to Muslim women’s spirituality. The retreats provide attendees an opportunity to immerse themselves in a weekend away from daily distractions whilst energising themselves with religious knowledge, opportunities for self-reflection and the joys of sisterhood.