Date Published: July 2022
Dummy to Diva is part memoir, part guide, and entirely helpful for everyone dreaming of establishing a successful career for themselves. There's no time like now to begin! After moving with her family from Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria, to the U.S. in her late teens. Faithy as a young student who had excelled for many of her primary and secondary school years, had her confidence and drive crushed by a Senior teacher who’d made it his job to put her in a sunken place. It took many years of struggle in her young adulthood, for Faith to learn from her experiences and once more apply her passionate spirit to the things she wished to achieve in her youth. She shares her own journey as a young, professional African woman who took her education and growth into her own hands, bagging a role as a Web Developer at NASA, later becoming a successful, Radio/TV host in Africa.
Dummy to Diva is a handbook for claiming your life, strengthening your much-needed confidence, and taking those first courageous steps onto your chosen career path. Author Faith History mingles her personal experiences with facts and a big boost of you-can-do-it energy that will fire up your drive to crush your dreams.
Discover tips for:
• Finding a Mentor
• Developing and using your core skills
• Connecting with your higher self
• Gaining new skills by going digital and much more
An avid lover of self-help and spirituality books by authors like Neville Goddard, Ernest Holmes, and Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr, Faithy also has a message to share in Dummy to Diva. She intends to encourage in the reader a renewed sense of knowing and confidence, using her own struggles and triumphs in learning new skills to push you forward into living your dreams.
About the Author
Faith Temitope Adepoju (Faith History) is a Nigerian-American podcaster, producer, and TV & Radio host. Faithy has had a colorful and diverse career that’s cut across various industries including Technology, Fashion, Entertainment & Advertising.
She started her professional IT career as a Web Content Developer at NASA, she later expressed her creative side through styling and Asst. Creative Director for
the New York based magazine –The African. She went on to become a Digital Producer at Wunderman, NY and Ogilvy, South Africa before moving back to Lagos, Nigeria to pursue her dream in broadcasting. Faithy has since produced and hosted her own syndicated shows on TV, Radio and other multimedia platforms across Africa.
Faith loves to play sports, especially badminton and basketball, when she isn't working or writing. She listens to podcasts, salsa dances, balance herself with meditation, and watches Sci-Fi shows like Star Trek or The Orville. She never misses a chance to eat Jollof rice and Dodo, fried plantain, which she loves so much that Dodo was her nickname in secondary school.
Today Faith resides between Lagos Nigeria and Greenbelt, Maryland, with her two kids and their pooch Jojo. You can find out more about Faith at about.me/faithhistory