CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE TO SPEAK AT YALE’S 2019 CLASS DAY

Written by on March 6, 2019

Acclaimed Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie , has been selected as the speaker in the during the Yale’s 2019 Class Day having graduated with a Master’s Degree in African History from the university in 2008.

The Class Day Planning Committee member, Shuyu Song said the writer was selected based on her ability to give a meaningful and memorable address to the class.

Most of the Class Day speakers selected in the past have been politicians, including former US secretary of state John Kerry and former US VP Joe Biden, former United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power and Democratic nominee for president in 2016 Hillary Clinton.


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