Woman Defies Odds to Become 1st PhD Holder in Her Family After Getting Pregnant at 17, Celebrates Achievement

Woman Defies Odds to Become 1st PhD Holder in Her Family After Getting Pregnant at 17, Celebrates Achievement

  • A driven young woman known as Kiki Ramsey has shared her journey to bagging a doctorate degree
  • Kiki revealed that growing up, she had a mother who was addicted to drugs, and she became a teen mother at the age of 17
  • She intimated that what propelled her success in life was her mother's belief in her when all hope was lost

A joyful young woman named Kiki Ramsey has celebrated becoming the first-ever person in her family to acquire a PhD regardless of the setback she experienced in life.

Taking to her LinkedIn page, the resilient woman said she grew up with a drug-addicted mother and became a teen mum at 17.

Kiki revealed that her mother, regardless of her addictions, encouraged her that she can become anything she sets her mind on.

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Young woman bags doctorate degree after becoming a teen mum
Kiki Ramsey in her graduation gown. Photo credit: Kiki Ramsey/LinkedIn
Source: UGC

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"My mother, yes the same mother who had her challenges was the very first person to tell me that I can do and become anything I wanted. She challenged me to go out and change the world and I have not stopped trying since."

The latest doctorate degree holder expressed her appreciation to all her teachers, family and friends who supported her from day one.

Kiki dedicated her acquired degree to her mother, Alberta Turner.

"Today as I walked across that virtual stage I am so honored to dedicate this last and final degree to my late mother Alberta Turner lovingly called Lucy and I am so honored to be able to finally say Momma I made it!!!"

21-year-old lady emerges best graduating student of Covenant University

A 21-year-old Nigerian lady identified as Ewerechukwu Favour Asaka emerged as the best graduating student of Covenant University.

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In a video shared on YouTube, Covenant University had its 16th convocation ceremony, on Friday, October 22, in which 216 students bagged first class degrees.

Ewerechukwu, who bagged a degree in Computer Science, was the valedictorian of the 2020/2021 academic session.

Source: Legit.ng

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