Chidinma Divine Iwu

Chidinma Divine Iwu explores the intersection of right, wrong, and an appearance of rightness. Her writing skills flex over a range of topics — women, environment, tech, culture — and she is particularly keen on headlining untold stories of women in Africa. She has been published in a number of publications including The Biz of Biz, Persephone People, The Daily Dot, and Brittle Paper. She reads Chimamanda Adichie and listens to the radio in her free time.

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Tomboy, The Daring
Tomboy: Toward a More Expansive Definition of Womanhood

Once, being a tomboy was a way to gain male validation. When adolescence brought on emotion and curves that were harder to hide, an expanded view of what womanhood could look like also flourished.