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Trip abroad broadens Chiney's views

Whether in Palo Alto or Nigeria, Stanford senior is ambassador for women's hoops

Originally Published: November 12, 2013
By Graham Hays | espnW.com

BRISTOL, Conn. -- Chiney Ogwumike's initial reaction when her academic adviser at Stanford urged her to consider studying abroad in Africa might best be described as pragmatic. Sure, it sounded intriguing. On someone else's schedule.

"Easier said than done with the women's basketball world," Ogwumike recalled of her response.

But former Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice, a Stanford professor and Ogwumike's adviser, can be rather convincing. Not that Ogwumike's arm really needed ...

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