Every one has it in them to succeed, but only a few make history while they are at it. Meet Musawenkosi Donia Saurombe, the Zimbabwean born woman who became the youngest PhD graduate in SA.
Saurombe might not have been born in South Africa, but she managed to make a name for herself here.
The young PhD graduate was born in Zimbabwe but she moved to Botswana, where she grew up until her family immigrated to South Africa.
Last year, at the tender age of 23, Saurombe managed to become the youngest PhD graduate in the country when she obtained her doctorate in Industrial Psychology at North West University.
Her story was so inspiring, social media influencer Sure Kamhunga shared it on his Twitter page.
Briefly.co.za learned Saurombe matriculated at the age of 16, before she went on to obtain a degree in 2013.
However, despite her excellent academic record and degree, she admitted she had trouble landing a job.
So, she embarked on the journey of obtaining her PhD by doing a thesis on the talent value propositions for academic staff members in universities, Youth Village reported.
Saurombe admitted she was motivated by the possibility of breaking a record and becoming the youngest PhD grad in the country.
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