Ignite DFW Speaker Profile: Nikki Duong Koenig

Ignite DFW is a night of presentations on a variety of inspired topics — with a twist. Each presentation has 20 slides that automatically advance after 15 seconds. It is a worldwide movement. The third installment of Ignite DFW takes place on Friday, April 15, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Downtown Dallas.

Speaker: Nikki Duong Koenig | Twitter: @Cykochik

Presentation title: Vegan Fashion


Nikki Duong Koenig is a passionate and compassionate social entrepreneur, activist, artist, philanthropist and creative marketing professional with over a decade of experience in corporate and cause marketing. She is the founder and president of Cykochik Custom Handbags, a Dallas-based, internationally-awarded, cruelty-free vegan fashion brand she founded while a student at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2003.

Ateanna Uriri

Ateanna Uriri is a journalism major at UNT and currently an editorial intern for Launch DFW. When she is not at school or interning, she works as a library associate for the Dallas Public Library and is an active blerd (Black nerd) with a love for books, particularly the graphic variety, old films and documentaries.