In 2020, society experienced a lot of change in a short amount of time. A combination of the Coronavirus, political unrest and social issues caused many of us to rethink our perception of reality. Most of the books I read in 2020 were related to understanding how to act in a fast-changing world and understanding how other humans act in such situations.
I just graduated.
But rather than make my usual self-congratulatory post, I want to use this opportunity to pay it forward. This year I’m giving $2,000 to two students to help them pay for their education.
Apply here: https://atila.ca/scholarship/s/ademidun
I’ve named the two scholarships in honour of my parents and grandparents.
Excited to share that I’m officially a published author of an Ivey Business School Case.
I wrote a case with the help of Professor Frank Li on Elon Musk and Tesla’s acquisition of Solar City.
The story of how this happened is quite interesting.
This article is a submission for the Budding Writers Scholarship Contest Instructions- Personal Essay.I won the Personal Essay category.
If you’re reading this, you’re probably not racist. But you might be complicit in racism.
I’m not saying this to judge anyone because:
- I myself have been complicit in racism before so I don’t want to be a hypocrite. (hence why I deleted my old tweets, you live and you learn)
- Nagging, lecturing and virtue signalling people rarely gets them to change their behavior
Two years ago, I was travelling to a developing country to do some charity work. My bags were packed, flights were booked, and my hotel was ready for check-in. Unfortunately, immediately I arrived at the airport, I had to cancel my trip.