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 .