Aciah Atayee is the Administrative Assistant at the Khalil Center in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Southern California with Afghan origins, Aciah graduated from California State University Northridge with B.S. in Business Administration Marketing and a minor in Management. Aciah is honored to be a part of the Khalil Foundation, a bridge between two fields she is passionate about mental health and Islamic theology and wishes to help and be of service to the Muslim community as much as possible.
While attaining her undergraduate degree, Aciah served on board for the CSUN Muslim Student Association and led the Youth Sister’s Halaqah program at the Islamic Center of Conejo Valley, where they discussed topics such as current events, social issues, mental health, and religion. Currently, Aciah teaches 5th-grade Islamic studies and Quran memorization at the Mus’ab Ibn Umayr School. Aside from spending time with her loved ones, Aciah enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures, and partakes in classes from local scholars, and aspires to one day attain higher formal Islamic education as well.