The Netherlands

Akwasi is a Dutch storyteller, creative visionary, actor, poet, rapper/musician and the founder and broadcasting director of Omroep ZWART, a public media broadcaster focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. 

He chooses words to inspire, fascinate and stimulate the hues of our contemporary thinking – 
to lead a new generation of thinkers and doers, towards an understanding of how freedom of 
speech combined with creative talent, can move the masses.

World Press Photo Involvement:
Speaker at The Stories That Matter, part of the Winners’ Program 2024