Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman

| learning-centered educator, media innovator and artist


August 2019

Khadijah was selected as one of Theater Alliance's four Quadrant Playwrights. Her play "Follow the Money, This is America" was presented in a reading workshop on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Theater Alliance. Her commissioned play as a Quadrant playwright will debut in 2020.

(In photo is Khadijah with the actors and director of Theater Alliance's presentation of her play "Follow the Money, This is America". Photo by Sarah Trembath)

July 2019

From June 23-July 29, 2019, Khadijah participated in a Fulbright-Hays group project abroad to Colombia, South America through Morgan State University. 

(In photo: Khadijah with other Maryland educators during the Fulbright-Hays group project abroad (GPA) in Colombia)

June 2019

Khadijah was a speaker in the inaugural Maryland Arts Summit held at UMBC in Baltimore, MD. She presented a talk on creative placemaking and how artists and art administrators can work together in creating spaces where art happens.

May 2019


Khadijah defended her dissertation proposal on May 10, 2019. Khadijah's dissertation research studies dual-enrolled African-American homeschooled students' perceptions of preparedness for community college. 

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Khadijah recently spent five weeks in Colombia, South America as a Fulbright-Hays scholar. Read more here and view some photos below.

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2019   Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad to Colombia, South America

2015   Maryland State Arts Council Individual Arts Award in Non-Classical Music Solo Performance

2015   Prince George’s Community College Foundation Impact Grant Award    

2014   Summer Virginia Community College System Professional Development Grant (declined)                          

2014   Northern Virginia Community College Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grant    


2016 Walker’s Legacy 50List

2012 Top Forty UNDER 40 Award, Arts & Humanities, Prince George’s County Social Innovation Fund

2012  Artist of Distinction, WOMA, Inc.

2011 Woman of Power Award, eMedia

2009 Certification of Appreciation, US Census Bureau (Liberated Muse)

2008 Vision Award, The Office of Residence Life, Morgan State University

2007 Director’s Award, The Office of Residence Life, Morgan State University


2018 DeCosta Summer Scholarship Recipient

2016 Alpha Kappa Alpha Book Scholarship


2017-2020 Advanced Studies, Leadership & Policy, School of Education & Urban Studies, Morgan State University


Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman is a multi-media strategist and professional creative who has built an expansive interdisciplinary career as a professional in higher education, media and the arts.  Read More...