Ama Ata Aidoo, née Christina Ama Aidoo was born on 23 March 1942 in Saltpond. She is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic. She was also a Minister of Education in Ghana under the then Jerry Rawlings"s .administration. source
I think I'm much less self confident today. I actually went through a quite painful period because of that thinking that I was completely hopeless. But I think that's something that we all go through at various times of our lives and it was quite a sustained thing with me.