Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie features in new photography book
By Sewe Ishola,
Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been featured alongside 199 other women in a new photography book titled “200 Women: Who Will Change the Way You See the World.”
The book which is by Geoff Blackwell and Ruth Hobday contains interviews with 200 women along with their portraits which were shot by photographer Kieran E. Scott.
Some of the other women featured include:
• Jane Goodall, conservation and animal welfare activist
• Margaret Atwood, author and winner of The Booker Prize
• Roxane Gay, author and feminist
• Renée Montagne, former host of NPR’s Morning Edition
• Alicia Garza, activist and co-founder of Black Lives Matter
• Alfre Woodard, award-winning actor and activist
• Marian Wright Edelman, head of the Children’s Defense Fund
• Lydia Ko, professional golfer and Olympian
• Dolores Huerta, labor activist, community organizer, and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association
• Alice Waters, chef, author, and food rights advocate
Each woman shares her unique reply to the same five questions:
What really matters to you?
What brings you happiness?
What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
What would you change if you could? and
Which single word do you most identify with?
Below is an excerpt of Chimamanda’s interview below, as shared exclusively by Bustle.com
Q. What would you change if you could?