First African woman bags Physics PhD from Glasgow University

First African woman bags Physics PhD from Glasgow University

- 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

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A social media user identified as Monifa Phillips recently took to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to share the news of an astounding feat she has 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.

"This week I was the very first black woman to graduate from the Uni of Glasgow with a PhD in Physics," she said.

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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 fit, 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.

Check out her post below:

Some of her followers were spotted in the comment section congratulating her on her success. See reactions below:

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