Hafsa Ali Ibrahim lives in Nakuru, Kenya. She is a married mother of two boys and a girl. Ibrahim holds a Master of Arts in religious studies from the University of Nairobi. She works as a part-time lecturer at Egerton University in the Department of Philosophy, History, and Religion. She is currently a PhD student at Egerton University in the Department of Philosophy, History and Religion, Faculty of Arts, and Social Sciences. Her research question is on the ''Making of Jihadi Brides'' a contested representation of Kenyan Muslim Women. At this juncture she would like to express her gratitude to the Social Science Research Council for the fellowship award. This golden opportunity will definitely ease the task and speed up her work. Ibrahim’s hobbies include swimming, playing volleyball, and making new friends.