Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie To Be Awarded An Honorary Degree By John Hopkins University


There is definitely more to Naija girl Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie than being featured on a Beyoncé song. The award-winning novelist and writer would be awarded with an honorary degree by America’s John Hopkins University on the 18th May, 2016.

Chimamanda is not the only awardee, below are the list of other honourees;

Influential filmmaker: Shelton Jackson aka Spike Lee

Nobel Prize winner: Richard Axel

Ellen M Heller: the first woman to become an administrative Circuit Court judge in Maryland USA

Susan Baker: founder of the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy

Shale Stiller: an eminent trial attorney

Laurie Zabin, the founding director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health

Judith Rodin: Rodin is the president of The Rockefeller Foundation .


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