Platform Cooperativism Resource Library


Francis Mwongela Mikwa at Who Owns the World Conference, convened by the Platform Cooperativism Consortium at The New School in November 2019. Mwongela is a speaker for the Research Reports by the Fellows of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy (ICDE) session.

In April, 2019, Prof. Trebor Scholz founded the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy at The New School. Hear a brief report from an inaugural research fellow:

“The Potential of Platform Cooperativism in Kenya” — Francis Mwongela Mikwa

Mwongela is a Kenyan journalist and researcher in ICTs, focusing on the growth of co-ops in Third World countries. He has six years of work experience at Kenya’s Co-operative University where he taught and served as the Head of Public Relations and Marketing. He is the Chief Public Relations Officer of the National Council for Population and Development in Kenya.

Mwongela is a Public Relations Professional offering comprehensive experience in Journalism and corporate communications. He has served as the editor of Kenya’s The Co-operator magazine and an editorial board member of Kenya’s Co-operative Magazine. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication; a Masters Degree in Communication Studies; and currently a Ph.D. candidate in Communication Studies at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in Kakamega, Kenya. Mwongela has attended various national and international conferences.

Added April 22, 2020