The first in a family of three daughters and a son, Adaora Chinwe I. Ogunniyi was born in Kaduna, Northern Nigeria. With a family heritage in Anambra state, Eastern Nigeria, her childhood experienced extensive travels across the country and she attended schools in Kaduna, Benin and Enugu in the North, South and East respectively.
As a trained Biochemist with other Post-Graduate business certifications, Adaora has over the last fifteen years, held corporate career roles in Human Capital Development and Customer Relationship Management. Her unconventional disposition and proximity to people of diverse backgrounds and cultures, enriches her love for fiction writing. She writes scripts for informal drama presentations in addition to owning a plethora of unpublished articles and short stories. Many travels within Africa and outside the continent has afforded her a happy, eventful and exciting life.
A loving wife, a mother of two adorable children, besides volunteering for writing assignments in her local church, Adaora enjoys swimming, singing and trying out new food recipes.