- African-American Carcia Carson has become the first Black woman to earn a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University
- The native of Terry, Mississippi in the United States of America obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees in Physics before her PhD
- After making history, Carson looks forward to diversifying her industry and continuing the discussion of representation in advanced research
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A young African-American lady, Carcia Carson, has become the first Black woman to earn a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
The native of Terry, Mississippi, and Jackson State alumna received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Jackson State University (JSU).
JSU News reports that Carson went to Fisk in their Fisk-Vanderbilt to earn her Master's-to-PhD Bridge Programme, bagging her master's in Physics as well.
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After putting in hard work, she has made history as the first Black woman to receive a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt.
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Carson said she is honoured to have achieved such a historic milestone.
''I am honored to become the first to accomplish this feat. I look forward to diversifying my industry and continuing the discussion of representation in high-level research environments,'' said Carson.
Teen Becomes Youngest Black Student Ever to Graduate Law School in US At Age 19
YEN.com.gh previously reported that at age 19, Haley Taylor Schlitz has become the youngest African-American ever to graduate from law school in the United States of America.
The native of Dallas, Texas, earned the limelight after being accepted into nine law schools when she was just 16 years old.
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The teenager, who has been studying law for the past three years, will graduate from the Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law on May 13, said Black Woman.
Black Teen Who Invented Device for The Blind Accepted Into 27 Universities
YEN.com.gh previously reported that a high school senior from Florida, Jonathan Walker, has been accepted into 27 colleges and universities with $4 million in scholarship offers.
The Rutherford High School prodigy achieved this while balancing his studies with extra-curricular activities in school.
Despite his busy routine, the teenager found time to invent a device that helps people who are blind and/or deaf, according to ABC News.
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