Malikah Fard-Allah graduated from Cottey College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language and literature and a minor in writing and rhetoric. After graduation, she was accepted into the Teach for America Program, which launched her teaching career. She also went on to earn a master’s in education from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and taught in Kansas City for several years before transitioning to Startland Education – a community-building non-profit – where she is working now as a Youth Programming Assistant.
Malikah credits her experience at Cottey for her confidence, leadership and empathy. As a first generation college student, there was a 33% chance Malikah wouldn’t complete her first year; however, she said, “through the support of my Cottey village – my peers, my professors, Cottey faculty & staff, and of course the unwavering support of the P.E.O.s – I persevered in order to become the woman I am today.

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Convention of International Chapter, Cottey College, P.E.O. Projects

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Chapter Programs, Videos

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September 2023

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