I am a community educator, curriculum developer, and youth builder. You can learn about my values, research, and interests at www.marandaward.com

Boards & Commissions

Mayor's Commission on Health Equity
Ward 8 Seat Since February 2018

Published Research

How an Arts-Based Youth Participatory Action Research Study Can Prevent Further Marginalizing a Vulnerable Research Population:
Ward, M.
Published March 2020

Research Interests

Community/Economic Enrichment Culture Education Health Social Justice Women's Issues



GivePulse Stats


  • George Washington University

  • Sisters in the Academy

  • Office for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement

  • Community Engaged Scholarship

  • Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

  • Community Based Participatory Research

  • Black Lives Matter #BLM Faculty Learning Community

  • Teaching: Community Engaged Scholarship

  • Impacts

    Anti-Racist Teach In
    Fall 2019 Nashman Center Symposium on Community Engaged Scholarship
    The Intersection of SoTL and Service-Learning: Conversation on Community Engaged Scholarship
    Nashman Center Community Based Participatory Research Lunch
    March Conversation: The History of Inequity in DC: What Community Engaged Scholars Need to Know
    February Conversation: Community Engaged Scholarship and Activist Movements: Making the Connection