Why People Give Up

Everyone has goals but not everyone reaches them. Why is this? Why do some people end up giving up on their goals and dreams? I’m going to tell you a few reasons I’ve seen a lot of people not reach their potential because they gave up too soon. The most common reason most people give […]

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Hope

Adversity is something millions, and millions of people face each day. Whether it’s living in the ghettos, being in an abusive relationship, or losing a loved one, tribulations don’t discriminate. One key to facing hardship is hope. Hope in change. Hope in happiness. Hope in the betterment of life for yourself and those around you. […]

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Journey Of  Hope

What are the chances of growing up in a poor Nigerian village and obtaining a degree from a U.S. College? What are the chances of that same girl flying a plane? What are the chances that she would become an aerospace engineer and becoming CEO of an aerospace company she founded? Escape Velocity – Journey […]

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Who I Am

I grew up in the 1980s with the Igbo tribe in the village of Umudihe in Orlu, Imo, in Nigeria. I am certain I would be nothing more than a local market woman by now if I had not been able to escape from Umudihe. The City of Orlu has a population of about 420,000 […]

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A DREAM IGNITED

      Sweet Home Alabama. These words caught my attention and jumped at me from out of a magazine’s front cover. They were emblazoned above a photograph of a flower-strewn meadow. How lovely these flowers were! I thought wistfully, as I flipped through the magazine, which Mama had brought home from the hospital where […]

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THE FIRST FLIGHT

Declaring my independence!!! I boarded my flight to United States of America on the first of October 2004. I don’t believe in coincidences, but it’s the same day as Nigeria’s Independence Day.   On 1 October 1960, Nigeria became a self-governing country, free of British control. A parliamentary form of government was established, it only lasted […]

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