Meet Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun: KNUST’s first-ever female holder of PhD in Architecture

Meet Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun: KNUST’s first-ever female holder of PhD in Architecture

- Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun has etched her name in the history books of KNUST

- She has successfully completed her doctorate in Architecture with flying colours

- Apart from making herself proud, she has set a record as the 1st female PhD holder in Architecture

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Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun has shattered glass ceilings and has blazed the path for other women after it was reported that she had become the first-ever female PhD holder in Architecture.

She set this enviable record at Ghana's prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in the Ashanti region of Ghana

Dr Ayisha Ida Baffoe-Ashun formerly known as Ayisha Ida Haruna would hold her head up high as the primus inter pares and would look to see other exceptional women blaze the trail she has set.

Meet Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun: KNUST’s first-ever female holder of PhD in Architecture
Meet Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun. Source/Twitter
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She became the first woman to receive a Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) by dint of hard work and dedication to make a name for herself.

Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun is currently an assistant lecturer at the renowned KNUST and with her latest feat, a huge promotion would be in the offing due to her latest certificate.

According to a report sighted by on Ghanaweb, Dr Ayisha Baffoe-Ashun's interest is in eco-aesthetics and how it is useful in urban green infrastructure development and building resilient cities.

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Dr Ayisha’s supervisor and mentor, Prof Rexford Assasie Oppong, indicated that her achievement is a huge one which her family, architecture and Ghana should be very proud of.

Prof Rexford Assasie Oppong added that he was proud to have been on the historic academic journey with Dr Ayisha and added that he was deeply humbled by the of decision of the university to make him Dr Ayisha's mentor.

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In a related development, an extremely brilliant recent graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumbong Herman Nyuykonge, emerged as the best student of 2020 after chalking a CWA of 88.45. .

The B.Sc. Computer Engineering graduate of the popular university managed to brave the odds and ace all his class tests, assignments and exams to become the overall best graduating student.

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Kumbong Herman Nyuykonge took to social media to express his thanks to all who impacted his life while he walked the halls of the tertiary institution.

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