Lioba Moshi is Professor Emerita of Linguistics and Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia. She has taught in Tanzania, England, California, and Georgia, where she also served at the University of Georgia as the director of African studies and the African languages program, the department chair of comparative literature, and the director of study abroad in Tanzania.
Title by Lioba M. Moshi
My Journey from Kilimanjaro to America
Released: January 2024
Where there is a strong will, there is a way. Lioba Moshi’s story began in Tanzania as a young student hungry for knowledge. She worked towards her dream of achieving what her mother and aunts could not: a life of possibilities. After years of hard work, Moshi pursued an education that would carry her from the slopes of Kilimanjaro and the rolling hills of England to the weeping willows of Athens, Georgia, bringing with her the strength of a loving family and a sense of home that she would curate at each juncture.
Despite moments of doubt and isolation, the author found true friends and loved ones who propelled her forward and helped her to walk barefoot to success. This memoir of a life’s journey across three continents will encourage girls and women who struggle to reach the heights others have taken for granted. Where there is a strong will, there is a way.