Episode 009: A Soldier’s Tale – Brigadier General Amanda Azubuike’s Path to Leadership

In this episode of Immigreats, host Munatsi sits down with United States Army Brigadier General Amanda Azubuike, a remarkable immigrant who has made significant contributions to her adopted country. Amanda shares her inspiring story of being born to a Nigerian dad and Zimbabwean mother, moving from the UK as a teen to becoming a high-ranking officer in the US Army. Amanda’s early years were shaped by the values of resilience and determination instilled by her parents. Despite facing challenges, Amanda found her path through Junior ROTC in high school, which eventually led her to join the Army National Guard. Through hard work and dedication, she rose through the ranks and became a commissioned officer. Amanda’s story is a testament to the power of perseverance and the American Dream. You can catch the full episode on your favorite platforms including YouTube, Apple Podcast, Spotify, and much more.


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Munatsi Manyande

Munatsi Manyande was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He first moved to the United States for university. He is an entrepreneur and non-profit executive who lives in Texas with his family.