About Me

Kathleen Adams is the co-founder of Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen: The Soup Kitchen for the Hip Hop Soul (MHHK), a multifaceted hip hop event designed to showcase women artists, especially women of color. MHHK serves as a social justice community-organizing platform that educates and empowers women of color on issues that impact their lives, including HIV/AIDS and reproductive justice.

Kathleen double majored in women’s studies and urban studies with a concentration in architecture from Fordham University. Kathleen received her Master’s in Urban Studies from Fordham University as well. In the near future, Kathleen intends to begin a Masters in Business Administration.

Kathleen’s architecture experience includes the Bronx River Crossing project sponsored by the Van Alen Institute, post-Katrina infrastructure work in Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi, and various furniture design projects among other work. Kathleen is a native of Shaker Heights, Ohio and currently resides in New York City.