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. […]


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 […]

Letter to Onyema

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 […]


Elementary school was difficult for me socially. Because of my situation and having no role model, I was afraid to speak up, for fear of something I didn’t know about. In fact, I used to be the quietest student in the class. I wanted to learn, but I spent more time trying to solve family […]


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 […]