Komlanvi Dodjro

Program Coordinator, Action Canada & PPF Academy

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Komlanvi Dodjro comes from humble beginnings in Togo, West Africa. He brings over 15 years experience in client relations, event planning, coordination and event marketing/promotion to PPF. Komlanvi is passionate about entrepreneurship, relationship development and customer satisfaction. He is an avid supporter of cultural heritage who believes in the richness of sharing such gifts. Outside PPF, Komlanvi is a Latin dance teacher, salsa dancer and choreographer.

Komlanvi studied Culinary Art in addition to Hotel and Restaurant Management at La Cité, Ottawa. In 2011, Komlanvi founded, produced, organized and promoted Salsafair, an international dance festival that attracted over 9000 attendees in its first three years. The festival went on to receive an award from the Tourism Outaouais Association and an official recognition from the Mayor of the City of Gatineau, Marc Bureau.

Prior to joining the Public Policy Forum, Komlanvi worked at Rideau Hall Foundation as a Learning Initiative Coordinator for a Learning Partnership for Indigenous Youth. He has also worked at Alliance Française, where he was an event planner, producer, promoter, IT project leader, marketing coordinator, library/multimedia manager, and graphic designer while overseeing social media/email marketing campaigns and communication projects, website content management and updates.