Hadeel Abdallah

Knight Foundation Civic Impact Fellow


About Hadeel

As a Knight Foundation Civic Impact Fellow, Hadeel is actively engaged in a range of projects that foster connections and philanthropic endeavors between the Blue Grass Community Foundation and various local and national organizations. Hadeel is also a professional filmmaker, and in her free time, enjoys horseback riding, climbing, reading and writing.


Hadeel graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky. Following her graduation, she was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and spent time as a graduate student at the University of Oxford.

Community Involvement

Hadeel is the student founder of the Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship at the University of Kentucky and has since supported endeavors to continue fundraising for the scholarship.

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