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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