An Aspiring Journalist's Portfolio
Behind the Words
My name is Olivia Opara.
Welcome to my Blog and Online Portfolio.
I am a writer and poet whose words not only have meaning but provoke thought and emotion. I always strives to use my voice to amplify others. I am now a junior journalist for Pioneers Post and perform standup poetry.
To be added upon completion
Below is a list of various opportunities through which I have been able to gain experience as a writer and as an aspiring journalist.
I officially became a volunteer writer/blogger for Exposure. You can find out more here
I officially became a volunteer writer for ÀLAFÍÀ. You can read articles by me here
"Education of the Mind without Education of the Heart is no Education at all"
HORNSEY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Sep 2014 - Aug 2019
I attended Hornsey School for Girls where I completed my GCSEs.
I achieved 8 grades of 6s, 7s and 8s.
WOODHOUSE SIXTHFORM COLLEGE
Sep 2019 - Aug 2021
I am currently attending Woodhouse College.
I study English literature and an Extended Qualification Project (EPQ).
My EPQ is a dissertation that discusses both the Romantic movement and the Age of Enlightenment.
“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity”