Tag Archives: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Receives Standing Ovation For Moving Speech At The Inbound Conference in Boston

Bestselling Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave a moving speech at Hubspot’s annual Inbound Conference in Boston where she was the keynote speaker for 2018. This comes a year after Michelle Obama’s 2017 keynote speech at the same event. Past speakers of the conference include former American first lady, Michelle Obama and Huffington Post founder Arianna…

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Men Have A Much Higher Rate Of Dying Of Suicide – Chiamamanda Adichie

Award winning Nigerian Author and popular feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has revealed why Men have a higher rate of dying by suicide. She disclosed this in her speech on Wednesday, 12th of September at Hubspot’s Inbound Conference, Boston. She referred to the struggles an average and warned of the dangers of hearing only a single story…

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“I Decided To Use Fashion As A Kind Of Political Statement” -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 Eminent Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has in an interview with i-D’s Candice Carty-Williams revealed the reason behind her choice of fashion. “I decided to use fashion as a kind of political statement,” Chimamanda reveals, “which is to say that I made the choice to wear mostly Nigerian designers to public events, because…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks About Feminism On “The Daily Show” With Trevor Noah

Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was on “The Daily Show” with host Trevor Noah and she discussed her book “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.” Before speaking about her book, Chimamanda was asked what she thinks is the reason people see the word “feminist” as a negative thing. “I think that feminism has long been associated with…

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Award Winning Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Becomes First African To Deliver Speech At Harvard University

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie just became the first African ever to deliver the Harvard University Class Day Speech which is a major feature of the university’s annual graduation events. Class Day speakers are selected by the students themselves. Previous speakers include last year’s speaker, former US Vice President under President Obama, Joe Biden; former President Bill…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Receives Honorary Degree From Duke University

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Adichie was one of the 6 conferred with the degree at the ceremony, all of them describes as people who have changed the world in extensive ways. “Few writers have captured the challenges of immigrants and others navigating those changes…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Responds To Comments On Her Interview With Hillary Clinton

From tweets and replies to open letters, a snippet of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s interview with Hillary Clinton at the PEN World Voices Festival lecture on Sunday night has been met with a lot of strong opinions. In the interview, Chimamanda asked the former U.S presidential candidate why she has “wife” leading her bio. A lot of people have come…

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#OBDesignerFocus: Samantha H. Dollar of Zohi Taglit

Samantha H. Dollar   Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus). The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks About How She Was Sexually Assaulted At The Age Of 17! Watch

Award-winning Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of the 500 gender equality advocates who participated in the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality in Sweden on 15–17 April. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave the closing keynote speech on the second day of the event. In her speech she talks about being sexually assaulted at 17 by a powerful man in…

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Chimamada Ngozi Adichie Is Beautiful On The Cover Of TW Magazine

Internationally acclaimed writer and speaker, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the cover star for TW Magazine‘s April 2018 Issue. Adichie, takes us into her world, in her own words. She speaks on being a mother, wife, sister, feminist, writer, and more. In the spirit of Buy Nigerian, this month’s fashion editorial follows a young model, decked in fabulous…

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