July 27, 8:30am - 10:00am MDT. Hosted at DevFacto
part of a series on Intention
About the speaker
Edmonton Poet Ahmed Knowmadic Ali, current City of Edmonton Poet Laureate, is a community organizer, public speaker, youth worker, and full time father that has dedicated his time to enabling and empowering diverse communities within Edmonton.
Ahmed is co-founder and current artistic director of Edmonton’s only spoken word collective: Breath In Poetry. He is passionate about the arts, education and emphasizes the importance of equitable representation on all levels of government.
Ahmed is extremely passionate about the arts. He is Edmonton’s current Poet Laureate and a multi-award winning, internationally recognized artist who has traveled to countries like Sudan, Wales, the United States and England, both to perform and lead poetry workshops. He served on the Edmonton Arts Council board for 3 years and chaired the Equity Committee.
Ahmed is a leader in the Edmonton poetry community and a professional speaker and who regularly shares his expertise on inclusion and the arts through keynotes and panel discussions.
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DevFacto is located in Scotia Place. Take the elevator up to the 22 floor, check for signage!
Think sustainable, bring reusable cups for coffee/tea!