‘Refuse to Count Yourself Out’: Woman From Humble Beginnings Bags Her PhD

‘Refuse to Count Yourself Out’: Woman From Humble Beginnings Bags Her PhD

- A local PhD graduate has wowed Mzansi with beautiful 'then and now' snaps

- The PhD holder says she's not ashamed of her humble beginnings

- Mzansi took to the comments section, sharing in congratulatory messages

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A local woman has inspired Mzansi with some serious throwback pictures. The PhD graduate has come a long way since her school uniform days, but is definitely not embarrassed about her humble beginnings.

‘Refuse to Count Yourself Out’: Woman From Humble Beginnings Bags Her PhD
This stunner has just bagged her PhD. Images: @think_academics/Twitter
Source: Twitter

Twitter user @think_academics shared the sweet then and now snaps. In one image it's clear the uniformed little girl still has a lot to learn about self-confidence. In the next, it's clear the self-assured young woman is ready to take on the world.

"Never look down upon your humble beginnings...Refuse to count yourself out...Keep pushing...it will end in Congratulations. Dreams do come true!" she captioned the heartfelt post.

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Mzansi took to the comments section, sharing heartfelt congratulatory messages. Check out some of the comments below:

@REAL_est2020 said:

"Thank you for all that you do and continue to inspire our future leaders!"

@CollenRapolai wrote this heartfelt message:

"Graduation season. A role model to kids....and myself"

@Nadatywabi said:

"Can’t get over these pictures. Umhle ukufa my lover"

@zaniluv humorously said:

." "With aromat (aka the red gown)"....Congratulations Darling!! It was all worth it"

@_PreciousMdluli said:

"I can now call you Sesi Dr Sine. Congratulations mama!"

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a young Nigerian lady, Paula-Peace James-Okoro, has taken to her LinkedIn page to celebrate her success as she finished from Covenant University with a 4.98/5.0 CGPA.

Bagging a first-class in Biochemistry, the lady thanked God for making her an overcomer through her study period in the institution. The Nigerian lady also shared a picture that has her on the podium.

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Sharing how very grateful she is about it all, the lady said that bagging a degree is the beginning of the many things to come. Paula-Peace also got the Best Graduating Student award during her convocation.

The lady shared photos and a video from the ceremony.

One of the snaps has her on the podium as she gave a farewell speech in the presence of deans and professors. Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

Favour Ogbonnah said:

"Congratulations ...the sky is ur springboards."

Bilyaminu Bashir said:

"Wow. Super congrats." Ikechukwu Ibekwe said:
"Congratulations dear."

Olumide Owolanke said:

"Interesting! Congratulations."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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