Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Illinois University, DeKalb, 1976. Master of Science in Curric & Instruction, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1978. Diploma in Transition, Malaysian Translate Association, 1989.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Foundations Education, University Florida, Gainesville, 1994.
Secretary general Federal Malaysian Study Associate North America, 1974—1975. Founder member Malaysian Islamic Study Group United States of America & Canada, 1976—1980. Head, department education IIUM, Kuala Lumpur, 1996—1999, founder dean, 1999—2000.
Associate director Center Philosophical Inquiry Education, since 2006. Consultant Ministry of Education, Malaysia, 1995—2005, Islamic Consultancy Council Malaysia, since 2008.
Vice president Muslim Youth Movement Malaysia, 2001—2003. Secretary Interactive Muslimah Association, Kuala Lumpur, since 2008. Member of IAPC, Academy Islamic Science Malaysia, Malaysian Mathematics Society (editorial board 1999—2000), Phi Lambda Theta.
Married Abdul-Karim Abdul-Ghani, July 2, 1977. Children: Abd-Allah Muhammad Abdul-Karim, Maryam Afaf Abdul-Karim, Aishah Hanim Abdul-Karim, Ibrahim Hanif Abdul-Karim, Abdul-Alim Abdul-Karim, Ahmad Hasan Abdul-Karim.