Name: Chinedu Meaning: God Leads Locale(s): Toronto, Paris, Nigeria Passion(s): Fashion, Music and Business Higher Learning: Computer Science at University of Toronto, Marketing at HEC Paris Proverb: A na hu agwa ochinti n’oso esu go (igbo) Translation – You don’t have to tell a deaf person when it’s time to run for their life Interpretation – Certain things are self evident Tongues: English, Pidgin, Igbo and enough French to get by 3 Songs*: “I Love You Porgy” – Nina Simone, “Upside Down” – Fela Kuti feat  Sandra Isidore “Something for da Streetz” – Saukrates 3 Books*: “Half of a Yellow Sun” –
Chimamanda Adichie
 “Violence” – Festus Iyayi “Their Eyes Were watching God”–  Zora Neale Hurston 3 Films*: City of God, Do the Right Thing, Rattlesnake 3 Photographs*:  2 3


Name: Imara Meaning: To Stand Firm Locale(s): From Toronto, to Botswana, to Ottawa, to Namibia, and now London Passion(s):Arts, Culture, and Social Justice Higher Learning: Poli Sci at University of Toronto, Community Dev and Urban Studies University of Toronto Proverb: ” A person is a person through other persons” Ubuntu  “They say your attitude determines your latitude” Kanye Tongues: English, Patois of all sorts, and a sliver of Setswana and Swahili. 3 Songs*: A Charmed Life: J-Live; Leave it All Behind- Foreign Exchange; Benigm Ngaka – Trompies3 Books*:I Write What I Like – Steve Biko; Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison; The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin 3 Films*: Crooklyn;The Namesake;Uptown Saturday Night;  3 Photographs: 1 2 3 *subject to change without notice



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