Ahmed Knowmadic Ali has a strong track record of serving Edmontonians. He has fought for transparency on the Law Enforcement Review Board of Alberta, pushed for equity on Edmonton Arts Council and connected community to resources through Somali Canadian Women and Children Association. He is also the co-founder of Breathe in Poetry and has spent over 10 years sharing his love for poetry with youth across the city.
Ahmed is happily married to Ashley, a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) nurse at Royal Alexandra Hospital. They are parents to two beautiful daughters, aged two and five.