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Late Dr Stella Adadevoh, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Lupita Nyong’o Make CNN’s Inspiring Women of 2014 List



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These women are so inspiring!

Today Monday 22nd December 2014, CNN presented its list of the Leading Women of the year. Women who have inspired a lot of people in 2014.

The cable news network set out to find women who excelled in their professions in 2014. The women on the list were nominated by readers, partners and organizations.

On the list is the late Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh. She was the doctor who sacrificed her life to contain Ebola patient Patrick Sawyer. “Her efforts prevented the wider spread of Ebola in Nigeria,” says CNN.

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Also on the list are Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Academy Award winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o, Angelina Jolie for her Humanitarian works, Kerry Washington a.k.a Olivia Pope in the arts section as well as “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes.

Noble Laureate Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are also on the list.


  1. Ada

    December 22, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Great women

  2. bruno

    December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    congratulations to all the ladies.

    chimamanda when are you writting a new book.

    • Marthy

      December 23, 2014 at 1:46 am

      when you’ve read the ones she has written

  3. lami

    December 22, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    Thanks CNN for choosing the lateDr Adadevoh as one of the inspiring women for 2014.

  4. see me see trouble

    December 23, 2014 at 12:53 am

    The list is well put together. Great women indeed.

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