Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian-born author and recipient of numerous international awards and distinctions such as the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her well-known books include Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah. Chimamanda's TEDx talk in 2013, entitled 'We should all be feminists' became one of the most popular talks and included sharing her experiences of being an African feminist and her views on gender construction and sexuality. 'Gender as it functions today is a grave injustice. We should all be angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change, but in addition to being angry, I'm also hopeful because I believe deeply in the ability of human beings to make and remake themselves for the better'.