Women June 07, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Young African women who received PhDs under 30

Etsey Atisu June 07, 2019 at 12:00 pm

June 07, 2019 at 12:00 pm | Women

Photo: Youth Village

Purity Ngina (28)

Currently the holder of Kenya’s record for the youngest PhD holder after graduation with a doctorate degree in 2018 at the age of just 28 years old, Ngina graduated with a PhD in Biomathematics.

In June 2018, Dr Ngina made her way into history books by becoming the youngest PhD holder in the field of Biomathematics. The topic of her PhD thesis was founded on the relationship between HIV and Mathematics.


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