Nigerian Writer and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has received an honorary degree from Bowdoin College.
Adichie was one of 3 honored by the liberal arts college, the other two being: chemist and Nobel laureate Thomas R. Cech and former diplomat and government official Susan E. Rice.
Adichie sat to speak about her writing, walking into the hall in a dress by Mmakamba, to a loud ovation.
She talked about writing novels, saying finishing one “is a kind of sadness.”
See a photo from her speaking below: