2019 Everett M. Rogers Award Honoree: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie with guest presenter Danai Gurira
Thursday, February 7, 2019
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Wallis Annenberg Hall (ANN), Forum
The internationally acclaimed author of Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will be honored for reframing the discourse on race, gender and identity.
Her TED talk, “The Danger of a Single Story,” is one of the most-watched of all time. A MacArthur genius and a member of both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, she was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2015. In 2017, Fortune magazine named her one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.