Abdur-Raheem McCarthy is an Irish-American who accepted Islam in 1994 and traveled to Sudan to study Islam. He furthered his studies by relocating to Saudi Arabia to study Quraan, Tajweed, and the Arabic language. He was then accepted into the Islamic University of Madinah and enrolled into the Arabic Institute and then graduated from the faculty of Da'wah and Usool Ad-Deen. Since graduation in 2006 he has become a renowned international speaker lecturing around the world at conferences, events and a presenter on Peace TV, Huda TV and others. He has worked in the field of Da’wah alongside several prominent Da’wah organizations and in the field of Islamic education teaching Islamic studies in Sudan and Dubai.