- Charles D. Brown II has announced he is possibly the seventh African-American man to obtain a Ph.D from Yale University
- According to him, the over 300-year-old university is yet to award a Ph.D. to an African American woman
- He however added that he knows a woman named Brooke who is on her way to achieve that important feat
Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that Charles D. Brown II believes he is the seventh African American man to get a Ph.D. from the over 300-year-old Yale University in the United States of America (USA).
Sharing his story on Twitter, a social media platform, he revealed that he has successfully defended his Ph.D. in Physics at the university.
He added that very few African-Americans have been awarded Ph.D.s from Yale’s Physics department.
Brown II went on to say that he is convinced a Black woman is yet to be awarded such a degree but he is hopeful it would soon happen.
According to him, a woman named Brooke is on her way to achieve that all-important academic qualification.
He considers it a great journey which was full of triumphs and defeats and as a first generation college student, he is certain he did quite well.
Brown II then took the opportunity to thank all his friends and mentors who played roles in his achievement.
Social media users also took the opportunity to congratulate him for his efforts and wished him well in his future endeavours:
Dr. Shanta W. congratulated him for his efforts.
Nina added it is great to hear of his achievement.
Skeptipithecus also expressed excitement at Brown's effort.
Delamarter admitted their fields are different but congratulated him as well.
To Ittefaq, it is simply amazing.
In other news, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Ghana’s vice president, has lauded the efforts of the people behind Techshelta and Health Direct Global.
The two technology-inclined startups have excelled in competitions in both Ghana and abroad.
Techshelta focuses on agribusiness and is involved in building digital tools and solutions for the vegetable greenhouse farming sector.
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