Amin G. Aaser, 29, is the founder and Managing Director of Noor Kids. Amin is an expert on identity, self-confidence, and self-esteem among Muslim children in America. He has been featured on NPR, BBC, The Huffington Post, The Boston Herald, and The Christian Science Monitor, among a host of other media outlets.
Amin developed his expertise in storytelling under the tutelage of Arina Isaacson, an internationally recognized, and award winning, theater director actress, master storyteller and visual artist. She is founder and artistic director of the San Francisco School of Improvisation. Amin received the Outstanding Instructor award for his service as an Instructor of “Storytelling for Leadership,” at the University of California Berkeley.
Amin began his career in business management, working for Fortune 500 companies such as 3M, Target Corporation, and General Mills. He attained his MBA at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and graduated magna cum laude from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, triple-majoring in finance, marketing, and supply-chain management.
He lives with his wife, Sana, in Berkeley, California.