Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie puts her name on the sands of time once again with UN Global Leadership Award.
The United Nations Foundation honored Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, amongst other global leaders in its annual awards ceremony.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has made history after as the youngest African and first Nigerian to have received the Global Leadership Award. She was recognized for her work, using literature and storytelling to connect with people across generations and cultures on issues of gender and racial equality as well as for being a leader on the frontlines of global progress.
This comes after Adichie ’s Half of A Yellow Sun was recently named in BBC’s 100 Novels that shaped our world. 2019’s edition, which was tagged; “We the people to honor the founding ideals and vision articulated in the UN Charter.” held on the eve of the United Nations’ 75th anniversary.