- A University of Cape Coast past student has granted an interview where she shared why she took up barbering after school
- Rita Arthur recounted that she realized her love for the profession at a very young age and made a promise to herself to pursue it someday
- The talented young woman revealed that her parents and some members of the society are not in support of her line of work but that is where her passion lies
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A young Ghanaian lady has recently been granted an interview on a YouTube Channel named Oheneba Media, where she opened up about her journey to becoming a professional barber after university.
In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh, Priscilla Arthur shared that she decided to follow her passion as a barber right after school and it is a decision she is proud of.
Recounting her story, Rita narrated that she realized her desire for barbering at a very young age but her family were not in support of a female taking up such a job.
Making a promise to herself
The young lady revealed that when she got to primary 6, she made a promise to herself to follow her passion in life no matter what.
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According to Rita, she had her secondary education at Wesley Girl's High School and moved to the University of Cape Coast where she pursued a business degree.
The young lady shared that after completing school in 2012 she went into an apprenticeship and has been her own boss now for 2 years.
The talented young woman said her parents are still not in support of what she does and she is looked down upon by the society on a daily basis but she is doing what she loves and that is all that matters.
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Rita shared more about her journey in the video linked below;
Meet the Gh Lady Barber Determined to Succeed in the Male-dominated Profession
With years of experience working as an artisan, Amposah believes that her gender should not restrict her from venturing into careers perceived as a preserve of men.
Her barbering company, The Classic Barber Shop, is an investment that she intends to rack in profits, as she is determined to succeed in the male-dominated field.
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