- A Ghanaian lady, Benedicta, has bagged her master's degree in Applied Economics
- Benedicta earned her degree from the Western Michigan University in the US
- The ''diligent and visionary'' lady has been showered with endearing accolades for her achievement
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Young women like Benedicta who are graduating with degrees in STEM programmes are making it seem easy to earn this educational feat.
Attaining a master's degree in Economics requires commitment and dedication in the face of setbacks.
In spite of the obvious challenges, genius Benedicta has conquered and successfully bagged her postgraduate degree in Applied Economics.
Benedicta joined her classmates to celebrate their well-earned and deserving postgraduate degrees from the Western Michigan University in the United States.
The Ghanaian native from Kumasi in the Ashanti Region describes herself as ‘‘diligent, hardworking, visionary, a team-player and result oriented entrepreneur.’’
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In her stunning graduation pictures that have been splashed on social media, Benedicta is pictured donned in her graduation regalia with a sash styled with pieces of beautiful Ghana-made kente.
The young Ghanaian lady beamed for the camera with sparkling smiles to own her moment of success after years of hard work.
Certainly, earning a degree in Applied Economics comes with a lot of commitment and dedication to one's resolve.
Benedicta is a shining example of young women who are blazing trails and ought to be celebrated for their academic achievements.
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Henlo Swart, who goes by the handle @henlo_swart on social media, has posted a moving story of how he became the first person in his family to graduate from university and by doing so fulfilled his late father's dream.
He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Management Accounting) from the University of Stellenbosch.
"Finally received my graduation certificate! A big deal to me as I'm the first person in my family to graduate from university!"
He went on to explain that his dad was the first in his family to matriculate but couldn't afford to study and his mom was not allowed to study what she wanted to.
His father passed away in 2016 and his dying wish to his wife was that she makes sure that he and his brother complete their degrees at university.
"My father was the only one in his family who matriculated, but he couldn't afford to study any further. My mother wasn't allowed to study what she wanted. Just before my father's passing in 2016 he asked my mom to make sure my brother and I both get our degrees."
Henlo revealed that it was thanks to his dad, who worked 5am to 6pm every week and his mom, who took over her husband's business with very little experience.
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