Iggy Mwela

Co-Founder
COMETRY

Iggy was born in Zambia Africa and grew up in Chicago Illinois. He has been performing slam poetry since 2005, competing in national and college run organizations, and in 2009 was the Chicago poetry grand slam champion. In his poetry he writes about experiences of cultural identity, growing up with domestic abuse, and the gift of just being alive. After co-founding COMETRY with Chad Songy, Iggy has performed in over 300 shows in universities, businesses, and schools across the country, teaching diversity and leadership skills by doing what he loves.