Dr. Farida Khanam is a well-known speaker, writer and translator. Under the guidance of her father and Islamic scholar, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, she has rediscovered Islam from its original sources, the Quran and Sunnah. Having received a Masters Degree in English and Islamic Studies, she went on to complete her Doctorate on the topic of ‘An Analysis of Religio-Political thoughts of Syed Abul Ala Maududi, a 20th century Islamic scholar and founder of Jama’at Islami.
For the past two and a half decades she has been writing books and translating the books of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan from Urdu to English. She is the Chairperson of CPS International, Centre for Peace and Spirituality, an organization founded by the Islamic Scholar, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.
She has dedicated her life to the mission of spreading the true face of Islam based on peace and spirituality and is the foremost in understanding his ideology. She is a regular contributor of articles to newspapers and presents the true teachings of Islam to the world through lectures, television, etc. She has received a memento by Delhi Women’s League on the occasion of Women’s Day Celebrations, 1995, to felicitate women achievers.