- A smart Ghanaian lady doctor called Denise A. Asafo-Adjei has become the first Black woman to complete residency in urology at Columbia University
- Columbia University was established 266 years ago but no Black woman has been able to complete the program until now
- Currently, the brilliant doctor has taken another big step to start her fellowship in andrology (Sexual Dysfunction and Male Infertility) at the University of California
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Dr Denise A. Asafo-Adjei, a brilliant Ghanaian lady, has made the country and Africa proud after becoming the first Black woman to complete residency in urology at Columbia University.
The high-achiever revealed this feat on her personal Instagram handle in a recent post sighted by YEN.com.gh.
Since Columbia University was established on 25 May 1754 in New York in the United States of America, no Black woman has ever finished residency in urology until now.
Urology, which is also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.
According to the smart Ghanaian doctor, it took tremendous support from God, her parents, awesome siblings, family, fabulous friends, wonderful mentors, sponsors, and lover for her to attain this feat.
She also noted that every step of her journey has been full of hard work and countless sacrifices. Currently, the doctor has initiated her next big step after starting her fellowship in andrology (Sexual Dysfunction and Male Infertility) at the University of California.
Meanwhile, the former chief marketing officer of Endeavor who also served as the chief brand officer at Uber until June 2018 has been appointed as the chief marketing officer at Netflix.
According to Bloomberg.com, Bozoma Saint John has become the first Black woman to join the online TV giant’s group of top executives and is currently the most senior black executive.
Speaking about Bozoma's appointment, the chief content officer of Netflix, Ted Sarandos, said Bozoma Saint John is an exceptional marketer who understands how to drive conversations around popular culture better than almost anyone.
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