Woman Celebrates Being the 1st Person in Her Mum's Family to Bag PhD

Woman Celebrates Being the 1st Person in Her Mum's Family to Bag PhD

- A woman identified as Tristen Johnson has made herself proud as she becomes the first person in her mother's family to bag a PhD

- Tristen is also the first woman in her father's family to achieve such an academic feat

- According to Tristen who shared adorable photos of herself on social media, the journey was rough

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A woman identified as Tristen Johnson has taken to social media to celebrate her achievement after becoming the first person in her mum's family to bag a PhD.

Tristen, who also became the first woman in her dad's family to have such a degree, made the disclosure on her LinkedIn page.

She, however, said the journey was rough but that she was blessed because it taught her so much about herself.

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Woman Celebrates Being the 1st Person in Her Mum's Family to Bag PhD, Shares Adorable Photos
Tristen Johnson inspired social media users with her achievement. Photo credit: Tristen Johnson/LinkedIn
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In her words:

"Finally PHinisheD I am the first person in my mom's family to have a PhD and the first woman in my dad's family. The journey was rough but I am blessed and it taught me so much about myself. #phdlife #successes #blackwomen #education."

LinkedIn users had one or two things to say about the woman's achievement.

Franklyn Eluagu said:

"You are proof that good things come to those who are willing to sacrifice to reach a worthwhile goal. Congratulations Tristen Johnson, Ph.D."

Chike Uzoka wrote:

"Dope, Congratulations!!"

Siggi B commented:

"What an incredible earned journey! You are now officially a legacy builder The footprints you leave are historic and a legacy gift to your family and represent an aspiration for others to follow!
"Be unmovable, Tristen! Stay unstoppable and use your journey as a platform for the display of His grace!"

In other news, Dr Rose-Mary Owusuaa Mensah Gyening is the first woman to graduate with a PhD from the Department of Computer Science in the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

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The woman and mother admit her journey to obtaining a doctorate in a science field was not easy especially because she had to combine her studies with raising her kids.

Announcing her academic feat in a post on her Facebook page, Gyening disclosed that despite the challenges, she was determined to make her mark.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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