- A young lady who graduated from the University of Ghana has decided to venture into hair-trimming full time
- According to the talented lady named Bernice Botchway, hairdressing is a family profession and she decided to take it to another level
- Bernice plans to open her own shop in the near future and many people have been praising her works
Bernice Botchway, a talented young Ghanaian lady who studied French and Sociology at the University of Ghana has now established herself as a barber.
Popular Ghanaian blogger and LinkedIn influencer, Edward Asare, narrated the story on his handle where it was indicated that the young lady obtained the passion to venture into the hair-making industry from her family.
After her national service, she contacted the degree barber who is also a graduate of the University for Professional Studies Accra to understudy him, and now, she is able to groom both men and women.
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Bernice who read General Art at Ghana National College says part of her future dream is to own a unisex salon in the near future.
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Popular social media reactions
Below were some thoughts shared by Ghanaians after they read Bernice's story.
Billie Jean Grey Paemka said:
"She reminds me of Edna Frimpong, The Shoemaker Girl. Well done Bernice. It is beautiful to see our ladies doing stuff that is considered the preserve for men. Besides she is not a dropout, how cool is that? Its often said that dropouts are the ones who take up trades we consider menial."
"Great to see this, so inspiring. Bernice had indeed done well and challenged herself from most females in such talented handicraft skills counting against all odds. What men can do, women can also do it even better as the old saying goes."
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James Kobina Addo. BCom, MBA, CIMA, CA. indicated:
"Congratulations Lady, the sky should not be a limit. I urge our fellow men to patronize her. Just as banks use female front staff and we men patronize such banks, I encourage our fellow men to patronize her as well."
Another female barber doing well
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported about another lady doing great in the barbing profession.
With years of experience working as an artisan, Amposah believes that her gender should not restrict her from venturing into careers perceived as a preserve of men.
Her barbering company, The Classic Barber Shop, is an investment that she intends to rack in profits, as she is determined to succeed in the male-dominated field.