- A group of 4 black ladies has bagged PhDs in engineering from Michigan Univesity in the United States
- There have been movements to encourage girls to pursue programmes in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, and this achievement has become another shining example for them
- It is indicated that black women are fast becoming the most educated racial/gender demographic in the United States
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Four beautiful black friends took an amazing shot after graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees in engineering which quickly went viral after their photo hit social media.
In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on the handle of George Murry, a popular photographer and activist, the brilliant young ladies graduated on May 15, 2020, from the famous university in the United States.
It is indicated that black women are fast becoming the most educated racial/gender demographic in the United States of America with their stunning feats.
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There have been several movements both in Ghana and abroad to encourage girls to venture into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programmes.
Usually, ladies have had the tendency to move away from such programmes over the perception that they are quite tedious or difficult.
The feat of these young black ladies clocking PhDs in engineering from such a renowned university has become another shining example for young girls to follow.
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Several people have been awed by the achievement of the ladies.
Janet Barnes Purifoy was impressed by their combination of beauty and intelligence:
Theresa Spencer went a step further to describe how much the achievement meant, adding that they could actually change the world:
Theresa Spencer mentioned how proud she was to witness the beautiful black girls attain such a feat:
In another success story, identical twins, La’nisha and Ron’nisha Richardson, who are both graduating seniors from Yazoo City, Mississippi, have graduated top of their class with 4.1 GPAs.
A report by Blacknews.com indicates that due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has plagued the entire world, the class of high school graduates has been unable to hold any ceremony to mark the grand transition.
La’nisha and Ron’nisha Richardson have been disappointed by the development as they wished to celebrate their success amidst cheering crowds but they are nonetheless glad to have attained the feat.
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