Adichie’s Speech: Girls, you don’t have to be likable
- IWB Post
- May 30, 2015
This is what JWB Team was craving to hear to claim it a Bright Saturday. How wonderful it is just to even imagine for an instant that you are not obliged to be liked. Actually, it’s their choice tolike you or not. And your choice must be to stay true to yourself.
On May 19, the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was honored at the 2015 Girls Write Now Awards, where she gave a riveting speech directed at young women. She reminded them that their stories and their voices matter.
Watch the entire speech here: