Ahmed ‘Knowmadic’ Ali is an award winning Somali-born spoken word poet, entertainer and educator. He is known to engage social issues in a humorous, but compelling perspective. In 2011, Ahmed Ali was part of the triumphant team that won the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word championship. He is the co founder and current artistic director of the Breath In Poetry Collective. Ahmed sat on several boards in the community, including the Edmonton Arts council, where he chaired the equity Committee. You can follow Ahmed’s journey and support him by engaging with his social media accounts. Both twitter and Facebook are @Aknowmadic.