Today’s woman crush wednesday #wcw
goes to one of the most courageous feminists we know @chimamanda_adichie .
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on the 15th of September 1977 and is a Nigerian novelist, writer of short stories, and nonfiction.She has written the novels Purple Hibiscus ,Half of a Yellow Sun ,and Americanah , the short story collection The Thing Around Your Neck , and the book-length essay We Should All Be Feminists.
Contrary to popular belief feminism isn’t about women thinking their better than men, but women believing in their worth and wanting socio and economic empowerment,infact
@chimamanda_adichie describes feminism as “the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.” and in many of her books and talks she highlights the importance of women equality and the inclusion and preparation of men.
Her work has been translated into over thirty languages and has appeared in various publications, including The New Yorker, Granta, The O. Henry Prize Stories, the Financial Times, and Zoetrope.
Ms. Adichie has been invited to speak around the world. Her 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of A Single Story, is now one of the most-viewed TED Talks of all time. Her 2012 talk We Should All Be Feminists has a started a worldwide conversation about feminism, and was published as a book in 2014.
Join us today as we explore why @chimamanda_adichie Books are relevant in today’s society.