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Adiele was raised as the sole African girl on a farm in the Pacific Northwest. She later won a fellowship to Nigeria, where she met for the first time her father -- originally thought killed in the Biafran War -- and her siblings.
Adiele serves as an advisory faculty member position for the college's Students of Color organization. She has lectured and taught writing all over the world.