Mrs. Manal Kari, born and raised in Syria, moved to Oklahoma in 2000. Mrs. Manal is married and has four beautiful children, ages 9, 13, 16, and 21 mashaAllah. Mrs. Manal holds an associate's degree in art and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Education at the University of Central Oklahoma. Mrs. Manal has extensive experience teaching Quran Reading, Quran Memorization, and Arabic. Mrs. Manal has also taught preschool and enjoys working with young children. In addition, Mrs. Manal is a professional cake maker and decorator and has been baking professionally for 10 years. Mrs. Manal's passion for teaching and genuine love for teaching makes her an excellent addition to the OIA team!