Joy as 23 years old lady becomes the youngest person in africa to earn a PhD
The 23-year-old Zimbabwean Musawenkosi Donia Saurombe made history in 2017 by being the youngest individual to receive a PhD. on the African continent.
She recently became an Associate Professor at the University of Johannesburg, shattering the glass ceiling once more.
Born and reared in Botswana, Musawenkosi enrolled in North-West University’s Bachelor of Commerce program at age 16 and completed it with honors at age 19.
At the ages of 20 and 21, she later graduated from NWU with honors and a master’s degree.
When Musawenkosi earned her doctorate in philosophy in industrial and organizational psychology from NWU in 2017, she was only 23 years old.
Since then, she started working in the academic field.
She worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the North-West University from 2017 before she got hired as a Senior Lecturer at the University of the Free State Bloemfontein in 2019.
In 2021, Musawenkosi started working at the University of Johannesburg as a Senior Lecturer.
Most recently, Musawenkosi, who is now 29 years old, has been promoted to associate professor at the university.
In a LinkedIn post, her friend Tutu Kgobane celebrated her achievement and wrote, “Congratulations, my sister.
The youngest PhD graduate in Africa. She has now been appointed as a professor. Prof Musa! So proud of her.
Another 57-year-old Woman Breaks US University’s 145-year-old Record, Becomes First-Ever Woman To Be Dean Of Medical College
An exceptional 57-year-old Surgeon, Dr. Andrea Hayes Dixon has set a new record at Howard University in the United States after being appointed as the first-ever black woman to serve as Dean of the institution’s College of Medicine.
Dr Andrea Hayes Dixon is expected to resume official duties on the 3rd of October, 2022, breaking the record as the first black woman to become Dean of the College of Medicine in the university’s 145-year-old history.
Beginning her higher education, Dr. Andrea Hayes Dixon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
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According to Wikipedia, she subsequently agreed to work in a leukemia lab and developed a passion for medicine.
She subsequently enrolled at Geisel School of Medicine, where she graduated with her M.D. in 1991. University President Wayne A. I.
Frederick hails her as an excellent leader when announcing her selection as the first black woman to serve as Dean of the Howard University College of Medicine.