Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

November 22, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Africa Business Conference

Africa at Wharton On Saturday last week my husband Clem was a featured speaker at Wharton Africa Business Conference. MBA African students put on this conference annually, we learned. In the morning Clem participated in a panel, “Electricity Infrastructure: How … Continue reading

January 3, 2016
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Happy New Year, and Two Questions

Holiday Pics Daughter Beth, husband Kelvin, & three kids, and son Chinaku came for Christmas and anniversary. Chinaku stayed, but B&K took their kids home, and came back with Ikem for New Year’s. The older children stayed home to be with friends. … Continue reading

September 13, 2015
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Serena, Winner Even When She Loses

Bernards Book Talk At nearly every book talk, I meet interesting people. Often there are one or two people with surprisingly close connections. At Bernards on Thursday the first woman to raise her hand for a question said, “I was fascinated … Continue reading

June 21, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Father’s Day and Forgiveness

Thinking About Charleston This morning I watched  CNN’s coverage of the service at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where the shooting took place on Wednesday evening. Their service was about to start. But I left for the Unitarian Church … Continue reading

June 2, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Market Women Teach Feminism

Learning from the Market Women Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gave the commencement speech at Wellesley College in Massachusetts a few days ago. She was fabulous! The graduates and the rest of the audience loved her, judging from the applause. I did … Continue reading

March 9, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Women Play, Write, and Advocate

Fashion Fun March 5th March 2nd March 9th I promised you information about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in British Vogue. You can view their photo blog called Today I’m Wearing with pics of the beloved Nigerian author showing a favorite outfit every … Continue reading

February 9, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Election Postponed

Nigeria Postpones Elections  Professor Jega, head of INEC On Feb. 7 one of our Friends of Nigeria (former Peace Corps volunteers in Nigeria) online members sent word the elections were postponed. He provided a link to an article in the … Continue reading

January 28, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Two Atrocities, Two Approaches

Paris and Baga – Both Newsworthy? “What makes one atrocity more newsworthy than another?” asks Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor of The New York Times, in her piece on January 24. She comments on the extensive coverage of the Paris bombing at … Continue reading

November 1, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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My Memoir is Published!

My memoir Nigeria Revisited is published. You can buy it on Amazon, http://tinyurl.com/lp67oqd. My bookmark is ready. Advice for low appetite shared, and a scam email for you.

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