- Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong, a medical doctor by profession has become a valedictorian of a Master's class
- He switched from his comfort zone to pursue a Master's in Finance
- Not only did he successfully graduate but he passed out as the valedictorian of the 2020 University of Ghana batch of graduating students
Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong has shattered academic barriers along with glass ceilings to emerge as a valedictorian of the Master's Finance class of the University of Ghana.
The learned medical doctor took it upon himself to pursue his masters in an entirely different field and he chose no other than an MBA in Finance and came out with flying colours.
Following the daunting task he set for himself, Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong met and exceeded what was required of him and even went on to be named the best graduating Masters in Finance student with a GPA of 3.95.
This achievement did not come on a silver platter as Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong had to combine work, schooling and family life.
Following his remarkable achievement, Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong took to Facebook to express thanks to all who support in diverse ways to get him to excel.
He added also that his wife had also bagged her masters and just like him, she did so in flying colours as well.
His post read: "Such an incredibly surreal honour to be named the Valedictorian of the resilient MBA class of 2020. When you have been immersed with medical sciences your entire life, considering an MBA in finance is daunting. I am elated not only to graduate today, but humbled to be named overall best student (with a 3.95 GPA).
Truly, impossible is nothing!
Super Congrats to wifey as well for bagging her EMBA in Project Management.
Endless gratitude to all who have supported us in this journey.
For me, every hour is Grace and in the end, the biggest win in 2020 is being alive!
God’s Perfection. Valedictorian. #UG #graduation #finance #emba #ugbs #valedictorian"
A marketing entrepreneur and business builder by design, Dr. Kofi Nyarko-Pong completed his senior secondary education at the Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School, Legon in 2004.
He went on to receive a BSc Medical Sciences and MB ChB. from the University of Ghana Medical School in 2012, graduating with honours in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
He worked at the Emergency unit of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital (Ghana’s premier hospital) in Accra for 5 years.
While practicing as a medical doctor, Dr. Nyarko-Pong saw an opportunity to broaden and deepen his impact on society and joined Max International as an independent associate in 2014.
At Max International, he became the company’s first Diamond Associate in Africa and the founder and leader of Max DreamTeam.
The team’s goal is to improve the health of individuals and create wealth via the development of strategic partnerships to build distribution networks for breakthrough health products.
The team currently has several thousand members spread across four countries.
He currently serves on Max International Ghana’s advisory board and speaks frequently on many platforms as a success coach inspiring people to go after their dreams.
Dr. Nyarko-Pong enjoys volunteering and has been involved in volunteering work both in Ghana and across the world.
He also holds a Ghana Securities Industry Certificate from the Ghana Stock Exchange and also a member of the Ghana Medical Association and Kwahu Professionals Network.
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According to a report sighed by YEN.com.gh on Starrfmonline, the increased rate of teenage pregnancy in the country is a result of the love and desperation for the aforementioned.
According to the research, teenaged girls get into bed with men so they can be able to have access to their phones to take pictures and post on social media.
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