One day I will ... in Lagos

This video was made as part of Google's International Women's Day celebrations. It was filmed in Lagos in Nigeria and we learn about the dreams and ambitions of a group of young women. 

Instructions

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Transcript

One day ...

One day ...

One day …

One day I want to become a lawyer.

One day I am going to be a world-class fashion designer.

One day I will be a renowned cake artist.

One day I will be the poet whose voice births the new Nigerian.

One day I’m going to be a dancer.

And one day I’m going to be a singer.

(lady singing)

One day I’ll cook alongside one of the greatest chefs in the world.

One day I want to be a businesswoman.

One day I will build a catering company to serve the entire world.

Some day I would love to be a doctor.

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Discussion

What do you want to be in the future? 

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Submitted by PolinaLogvinenko on Mon, 08/15/2022 - 19:51

One day I'm going to be a teacher.

Submitted by hermione123 on Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:48

I want to be a children's book illustrator. I always love reading book with good illustrations. so, I want to make my own illustrated books and kids everywhere can enjoy them :D
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Submitted by Andrii on Mon, 04/06/2020 - 17:08

I'd like to be a pilot in future because I enjoy travelling, enjoy being in the sky and watching exciting views.
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Submitted by CherryBlossomEnglish on Sun, 03/04/2018 - 19:01

Heh, I will be a genetic engineer. I would like to find new animal species and to help people. But privately, I will open a teaching program where I will teach some kids how to speak English. And finally, I would like to be a famous blogger, who would speak about problems people have, and to help people to understand that they can live a better life.

Submitted by hermione123 on Tue, 01/26/2021 - 04:53

oohh.. blogger, sounds good! i think it's really exciting to make my own stories and people in this whole wide world can read it. anyway, i've started to write my own blog since i was only 7 or 6 years old, but give it up few weeks after i started it. and, maybe i should start to make my own blog again ;)

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