Aph Ko is a decolonial theorist and independent digital media producer. She is the co-author of the book Aphro-ism: Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters.
Aph has a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, and an M.A. in Communication/Media Studies. She is known for writing the first article that listed 100 Black Vegans. She also contributed a short essay about race and animal oppression in the first African American Vegan Starter Guide.
Aph served as the Associate Producer for the documentary film Always in Season directed by Jacqueline Olive. The film won the U.S. Documentary Special Jury award for Moral Urgency at the Sundance Film Festival in February 2019.
Aph’s work has been featured on The New York Times, Black Youth Project, Huffington Post, VegNews Magazine, Plant based News and Vegan Life Magazine. In 2017, Aph was nominated for the P.E.A. (People. Environment. Achievement.) award. She is currently working on her second book about animality and race.
If you would like to book Aph for a speaking engagement, send an email to aphkoproductions [at] gmail [dot] com.