It was special night. Yes it was.
Not many will have this opportunity, one of a lifetime and one
they have dreamed about.
With all those that would love to have this chance, it makes me
feel how lucky I was and how special it was to all that attended.
I am incredibly thankful to the International Student Ambassadors
(ISA) of the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) and the school itself for
this awesome opportunity and their support for this event. It was beyond belief
that I was holding in my hand a ticket for “A Conversation with President
It was a real honour for Miracle (Ebube Okey-Orji) and I to have
the opportunity to participate. We saw him and listened to his genuine and
insightful advice and his sharing the wisdom of his experience and challenges
of his Presidency.
The conversation was between Barrack and the moderator Dianne
Kelderman, CEO of and President of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council. The
conversation flowed delightfully with her smooth and thoughtful leadings and
Presidents Obama’s humour.
He was a considerate mentor to every single person in the
stadium, encouraging and inspiring us to make our voice heard against any
setbacks we might be going through. His warm and but affirmative voice
delivered his empathy and caring for people and showed his sincere concerns
about the ongoing global issues we must
confront as well.
His sincere advice was expressed in his words to every youth that
night, “Worry less about who you want to be but worry more about what you want
I’m sure none of us could left not being overwhelmed from his
Yes it was a truly special night and one I will never forget.
Ebube (Miracle) Okey-Orji , Occupational Health & Safety
Sohee Park, IT Data Analytics