About the Speaker

This event is hosted in partnership with Global Santa Fe, Collected Works Bookstore, International Relations Council of Kansas City, Columbus Council on World Affairs, WorldOregon, and the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations. 

A senior editor at VICE, Dipo was born in Chicago, raised in Lagos and now resides in London.

He successfully unearths surprising stories about many African countries’ colonial heritage” linking and explaining how they have impacted the continent’s continued struggles with democracy. He devotes attention to the youth-led political and social movements that are shaping the future of many of the countries. His deep knowledge combined with humor and engaging delivery guarantee that the conversation will be entertaining, leaving you with greater respect and certainly understanding of the region.