Here’s a peek into the ever-evolving story of my life, encapsulated in a short but mighty list.
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Ifeoma is a high school junior residing in The Bronx. She has a genuine interest for STEM-related topics and finds immense joy in writing fiction and poetry. At school, she is a member of the World Science Academy club and is a Girls Who Code (Summer Immersion Program) alumna. She is also a proud member of Teens For Press Freedom where she serves on the press team. During her free time, you might catch her reading (sci-fi, poetry or realistic fiction), playing one on one basketball with her twin brother or simply learning random skills on YouTube.
Favorite Authors & Artists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Michelle Obama, Yara Shahidi
My work explores the power of familial relationships, the journey towards crystallizing self identity, Black beauty, and the perpetual relevance of cultural ties.
Two friends explore their shared personal connection with hair.
“I Like the Look of Freedom on You” is a fictional piece that examines the intergenerational relationship between a great-grandmother and her great-granddaughter.