Karim Jiwani graduated with a Bachelor of Education and earned a professional teaching certificate from the University of British Columbia. Thereafter, he went on to complete the Institute's five-year Wa'ezeen & Teacher Education Programme, undertaking graduate courses in Islamic Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. At the end of the programme, he received a Masters of Education from the University of London.
Over the past sixteen years, Karim has worked as a Religious Education Coordinator with ITREB Canada, where he develops educational materials, facilitates seminars and presentations and, since 2003, has been actively facilitating workshops at international training programmes organised in collaboration with the IIS around the world. Karim is currently ITREB Canada's Team Leader for Adult Religious Education.