- Ivana Barley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ashesi University
- She graduated with honours from the private Ghanaian university
- Ivana's sister has celebrated her on social media
Ivana Barley has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ashesi University, graduating with distinction.
She joins the ranks of women pursuing careers in fields that were once considered to be male-dominated areas.
Ivana Barley has made herself and her family proud as her sister, Ivy Barley shared pictures of her with the caption:
''I'm so proud of my sister, Ivana Barley, who just graduated with honours (Cum Laude) from Ashesi University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
''She has three job offers and three completed internships. With her hopes of continuing in education, research and innovation in engineering, Ivana will be a Faculty Intern at the Engineering Department at Ashesi University for her 1-year national service.''
The undergraduate degree is one in a list of Ivana's achievements.
In 2015, she was adjudged the best Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidate in Adentan Municipality in the Greater Accra Region.
Ivana earned the overall best result of her year group, receiving sponsorship, school supplies, among others, according to a post on social media.
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African-American wins Scripps National Spelling Bee contest
Meanwhile, a 14-year-old from Louisiana, Zaila Avant-garde, has made history as the first African-American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee competition in the United States.
The 2021 edition of the national competition was held on Thursday, July 8, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA.
The New Orleans indigene triumphed over her contenders to emerge as the winner, becoming the first-ever African-American contestant to win in 93 editions of the competition.
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