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Lady Khadija Amatullah

Electrifying Educator, Authentic Advocate, and Precocious Performance Poet

Location
Greater Detroit Area
Industry
Media Production
Current
  1. Lady Khadija,
  2. DGTS Multimedia and Learning
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Lady Khadija

Lady Khadija

Speaker, Performer, Writer, Artist

– Present

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Background

Skills

  • Poetry
  • Performer
  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media
  • Music
  • Motivational Speaking
  • Web Design
  • Public Speaking
  • Online Marketing
  • Creative Writing
  • Radio
  • Event Planning
  • Editing
  • Photoshop
  • Facebook
  • Research
  • Microsoft Office
  • Songwriting
  • Online Advertising
  • Blogging
  • Social Networking
  • Broadcast
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Publishing
  • Copywriting
  • New Media
  • Recording
  • Freelance Writing
  • Digital Media
  • Web Services
  • Teaching
  • Community Outreach
  • Brand Development
  • Grassroots Development
  • Community Building
  • Art Education
  • Event Marketing
  • Promotions
  • Media Production
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Team Building
  • Voice Over
  • Newsletters
  • Copy Editing
  • Web Content
  • Content Strategy
  • Books
  • Radio Broadcasting
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Experience

Speaker, Performer, Writer, Artist

Lady Khadija
– Present (17 years 5 months)

~Performance Art and Advocacy
-develop and present workshops
-produced, organize, and promote radio broadcasts and events

Director/ Founder

DGTS Multimedia and Learning
– Present (6 years 3 months)

DGTS Multimedia and Learning Projects helps individuals, families, organizations, and small businesses find or create sustainable development, growth, and training opportunities in the areas of arts, education, and wellness.

Summary

When you ask for Lady Khadija, you ask for creativity, passion, knowledge, experience and inspiration! It is the perfect recipe for any audience or organization in need of a lift! Speaking and performing professionally since 1999, Lady Khadija is an arts activist, poet, and youth advocate, able to connect with individuals from all walks of life. She presented workshops and performed across the country and over-seas, using her many skills and talents to inform, inspire, encourage and empower.

She has performed along side artists such as Sonia Sanchez, The Last Poets, Talib Kweli, and Harry Belafonte at the Fortieth Anniversary. Effortlessly fusing art with advocacy and activism, Lady Khadija has developed and presented workshops at Job Corps (Cincinnati, OH and Flint, MI), Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) , Hamilton County (Ohio) Department of Human Services and DeKalb County (Georgia) Department of Juvenile Justice.

Lady Khadija has produced, organized, and promoted radio broadcasts and events in all across the Eastern United States including the award winning Lyrical Insurrection; Cincinnati Ohio’s longest running open mic/artist showcase and Word Sound Radio, an internet radio broadcast reaching more than 250,000 listeners in less than 2 years. She has published a chap book and a double CD spoken word collection entitled, 19… Mercy Oceans/SPIT FIRE.

In addition to speaking engagements and performing her fiery brand of Spoken Word Soul, Lady Khadija is an entrepreneur. She studied Early Child Hood Care and Development at the University of Cincinnati and has received certifications in Portable Video Production, Graphic/ Web Design, Internet Radio Production and Internet Marketing. She uses the entirety of her skills in her writing and developing her organization, (project:DGTS).

HIGH-ENERGY, ENTERTAINMENT, INFORMATION, AND INSPIRATION are what Lady Khadija brings to every performance and speaking engagement.

Specialties:branding and identity, online media development, advocacy, arts activism, using social media, art education, grassroots development

Languages

  1. Spanish

  2. Arabic

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Volunteer Coordinator / Director of Programs and Services

House of Compassion
– Present (9 years 5 months)Social Services

Plan and implement programs and support groups to meet the physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs of house residents.

Volunteer/ Assistant Stage Manager

The Crucible
– Present (2 years 10 months)Arts and Culture

CLEAR Corps

AmeriCorps
(9 months)Environment

ClearCorps USA is a national 501(c)3 non-profit working to protect the potential of children through education, training, and advocacy, to raise awareness about children’s environmental health issues, identify the issues and help find solutions.

Opportunities Lady Khadija is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board
  • Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Lady Khadija cares about:

  • Social Services
  • Education
  • Children
  • Human Rights
  • Health
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Arts and Culture
  • Environment

Organizations Lady Khadija supports:

  • AmeriCorps
  • House of Compassion

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