A social media user recently shared the news of her academic excellence with members of the internet community. The lady disclosed that she has become the first black woman to bag a PhD in physics from the University of Glasgow
Well-wishers were quick to congratulate her on the outstanding feat
A social media user identified as Monifa Phillips, recently took to the micro blogging platform, Twitter, to share the news of the astounding feat she achieved in her academic career.
In a photo post shared on the platform, Philips disclosed that she has just become the first black woman to graduate from the University of Glasglow with a PhD in Physics.
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“This week I was the very first black woman to graduate from the Uni of Glasgow with a PhD in Physics.” she said.
Phillips went on to add that she is proud of her achievement as she deliberately made an effort to make room for herself in a field heavily dominated by white males.
She said it was not an easy feat, but it was achievable with the support of family and friends.
“I’m a proud Black British woman from LDN. I made space for myself in a predominantly white, male field. It was hard, but with the support of my family & my community, I did it.” Philips tweeted.