My Nigeria

CultureALL Ambassador Eric Idehen will enchant students with stories of his homeland in Nigeria and his immigration journey to the United States.

Workshop Description

CultureALL Ambassador Eric Idehen will enchant students with a glimpse into Nigerian culture by sharing personal photographs, clothing items and naira bills. Students  will learn about his journey to the United States and his road to success in his adopted country, as well as the orphanage Mr. Idehen built in Nigeria.

Eric Idehen, a Community Development Officer at Wells Fargo, is fluent in eight languages (including Russian and Spanish), he serves on the board of several community organizations addressing diversity and is the founding president of Cornerstone of Hope, an orphanage in his hometown of Benin City, Nigeria

Workshop Details:

Ambassador Eric Idehen
Region/Culture West Africa - Nigeria
Subject(s) Social Studies, Immigration, Geography, Character Counts: Citizenship, Reponsibility, Respect
Participants 25 max
Standard Length 45 min