Name: Nwoku Amy
Home city and country: Umuahia, Nigeria
Degree programme: Master's in Public Health with a specialization in Health Economics
Favourite quote: “You won’t understand what I mean now, but someday you will: the only trick of friendship, I think, is to find people who are better than you are—not smarter, not cooler, but kinder, and more generous, and more forgiving—and then to appreciate them for what they can teach you, and to try to listen to them when they tell you something about yourself, no matter how bad—or good—it might be, and to trust them, which is the hardest thing of all. But the best, as well.” ― Hanya Yanagihara, from the book, A Little Life
Favourite Swedish word or custom: "Fika" is my favourite Swedish custom. It combines mindful relaxation with social connection. My friends joke that my love for fika and pastries are related. But, it goes beyond eating for me. Fika naturally encourages interaction, it is rarely observed alone. This creates a relaxing atmosphere. So, I always feel refreshed and more focused after a fika break.