- A young black lady named Jasmine Bowers has graduated with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Florida in the US
- Jasmine made history as the firstblack person to earn this academic milestone from the university since its inception
- The young trailblazer took to social media to celebrate earning a doctorate degree
A young trailblazer named Jasmine Bowers has etched her name in the sands of history as she becomes the first black person to earn a doctorate degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida in the United States.
Amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, Jasmine joined the ranks of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) as she makes history.
Jasmine recently announced her academic milestone in a post on social media stating that:
"On July 15, I became the first black woman to defend a dissertation in computer science at UF.''
Speaking to becauseofthemwecan.com about her historic achievement, Jasmine credited attaining a PhD to her mother.
''The seed of motivation was planted at a young age when my mother taught me how to use Excel to record my 'wish list.' I grew up in a household where I was encouraged to embrace technology.''
She added that she had the freedom to utilise technologies that included computers and other equipment, which also helped her course.
Briefly.co.za gathered Jasmine double majored in Maths and Computer Science at Fort Valley State University before she received her postgraduate degree at North Carolina A&T State University.
In another story, four beautiful black friends took an amazing shot after graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees in engineering which quickly went viral after their photo hit social media.
In a post sighted by Briefly.co.za on the handle of George Murry, a popular photographer and activist, the brilliant young ladies graduated on 15 May from the famous university in the United States.
It is indicated that black women are fast becoming the most educated racial/gender demographic in the United States of America with their stunning feats.
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