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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from SOAS University of London



Nigerian writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an Honorary Doctor of Literature (DLit) degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

According to the school’s website‘Chimamanda’s books have challenged perceptions around issues such as identity and race, and her internationally renowned TED talk ‘We should all be feminists’ had a global impact on conversations about gender equality.’

The author was honored alongside Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker, author Dr. Jung Chang, film curator June Givanni and human rights activist Vrinda Grover.

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  1. Funmilola

    August 20, 2018 at 11:18 am

    And she keeps winning!

  2. Tosin

    August 20, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    very coool

  3. Ben Umor

    August 20, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Congrats to her to Ms Adichie, she keeps winning.

  4. Nnenne

    August 20, 2018 at 10:53 pm


  5. Kkay

    August 31, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Congratulations Chimamanda! Keep soaring!!
    Many young women and girls are flying on your tailwind.

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