Speaker Profile

Nikki Koutsochilis

Nikki Koutsochilis
Creative Campaigner | Community Organizer | Digital Storyteller
Canadian Media Guild - Freelance Branch

Nikki Koutsochilis is a Latinx organizer, facilitator, videographer and union activist. Nikki was elected as Co-Chair of the newly formed Black, Indigenous and People of Colour Committee with the BC New Democratic Party and Co-Chairs the Racial Justice and Equity Committee with the New Democratic Party of Canada. Nikki is an expert campaigner and has worked on grassroots, issue based and electoral campaigns. She has a deep love for strategizing, developing creative campaigns; and is unapologetic when it comes to moving past tokenism, and bridging the gap between underrepresented communities and electoral politics. Nikki advocates on workers rights, and social justice issues as a delegate to her local labour council as a member of the Canadian Media Guild - Freelance Branch; and was recently appointed as to the Racial and Ethno-Cultural Equity Advisory Committee with the City of Vancouver. She is passionately involved in direct action with a Vancouver-based migrant justice collective; on evenings and weekends you might find her connecting with migrant agricultural workers, or dancing at QTBIPoC events.