Dr. Stella Adadevoh, Chimamanda Adichie make CNN’s Inspiring Women of 2014 list

by Anike Jacobs

The Cable News Network (CNN) has presented its list of the most inspiring women of 2014 and two Nigerians, Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh and author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie made the list.

The women on the list are those who excelled in their professions in 2014, and they were nominated by readers, partners and organizations.

CNN described Adadevoh as “the Nigerian doctor [who] died this year after overseeing the treatment of Ebola patient Patrick Sawyer.”

It also added that the doctor’s “efforts prevented the wider spread of Ebola in Nigeria.”

Others who were honoured include Oscar award-winning actress, Lupita Nyong’o, Kerry Washington and Liberian President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Noble Laureate Prize winner Malala Yousafzai and German Chancellor Angela Merkel among others.


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