Lisa Wickham, award-winning Producer-Director and President/CEO of Imagine Media International, interviews Koffi on her series WorldTALK. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Lisa chats with Koffi about his experiences as a refugee and the current global protests against systemic racial injustices.
Decolonizing the African Collections and Displays at the Museum of Anthropology
UBC gives a $95,280 funding to “Decolonising the African Collections and Displays,” a project led Dr Nuno Porto, curator of African and South American collections at UBC Museum of Anthropology, Prof. David Morton, professor of African History at UBC and Koffi (President of UBC Africa Awareness Initiative).
Panelist at All In 2019 Community Foundations of Canada Conference
In conversation with three other leaders; Heela Omarkhail, Nicole Gagliardi and Michael Redhead Champagne, Koffi talks about the future of the philanthropic sector and its youth engagement.
African Studies Representative for UBC Africa Awareness Initiative
Advocating for the improvement of African Studies Minor Program at the University of British Columbia, Koffi and Caroline Lempert organized an “African Studies at UBC” conference. Cassandra Betts of The Ubyssey tells the story.
Advisor for the LEVEL Youth Initiative for Vancouver Foundation
Feature Interview with Vancouver Foundation’s LEVEL Youth Initiative, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Interview with Trinidad and Tobago Television
Interview with Lisa Wickham of Trinidad and Tobago Television, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Interview with CBC Radio 1
Interview with CiTR Radio
Jake Clark, co-host of Arts Report CiTR Radio of the University of British Columbia, interviews Koffi to honour the World Refugee Day (June 20th).
Feature Article for Badische Zeutung
Feature article by Caroline Bingenheimer of Badische Zeitung, Freiburg, Germany.
Feature Alumni Post
Alumni Post for UWC Robert Bosch College, Freiburg, Germany.
Video Portrait (Pre-Publication of Refuge-e)
Journalist Philine Sauvageot creates a video portrait released in June 2017 while Refuge-e: The Journey Much Desired was still being written. It explores Koffi’s Journey from the DRC to Germany where he was then studying.