She is Me: Kimberly Anyadike and She's so FLY!


Essence Magazine is celebrating their 40 year anniversary and is featuring 40 fascinating women under 40! Among the 40 women is 16 year old Kimberly Anyadike.

 "Kimberly Anyadike, 16, flew a single-engine plane cross-country from Compton, California to Newport News, Virginia. She is the youngest female pilot to complete the journey, which took 13 days. “No matter how young or old you are, you can accomplish whatever you [want].” Anyadike says. “My dad always teaches us that we have to work to the point of honor.”

Pick up this month issue of ESSENCE magazine to meet the other 39 inspiration women!