Project Creator |Coordinator
2015 | 2014 | 2013
The Spoken Word Education graduate seminar
The Spoken Word Educator position and three-tiered Spoken Word Program at OPRFHS
International poetry exchanges with students from inner-London and Chicago Public Schools (Manley High School, Austin Polytechnical High School, John Hay Community School, Urban Prep High School and Sherman Elementary).
2019 | 2017
The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks
Commissioned to create a Golden Shovel lesson for Poetry Out Loud; The International Golden Shovel Anthology launch at the British Library with Terrance Hayes and Patricia Smith as special guests. Participated in the international student poetry competition which led to a second edition of the anthology.
The Motivational Mentorship program at OPRFHS
Malika’s Poetry Kitchen
I love creating things that previously hadn’t been conceived of. I’ve been fortunate to partner with amazing people and organizations along the way. I look forward to building new projects that amplify student voices, empower educators and help make the world more poetic and empathetic.