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Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie was keynote speaker at the 2018 HubSpot Inbound Conference.
The author of the Americanah spoke of getting used to being identified as black, masculinity, gender equality and more.
"From the moment we tell a little boy that 'boys do not cry' or we tell an injured teenager that we're creating a grown man cheated on the whole range of his feelings So if men benefit from patriarchy, they also suffer from it. "
"There's nothing a woman should be because she's a woman, and there's nothing a man should be because he's a man."
"Women are not special, women are people, women are just as flawed as men … If we say women are special, then we judge them on a higher and unfair level."