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Brilliant African Lady graduates as a Software Engineer from US university, bags 100% grade in Masters and PhD

A brilliant Nigerian Lady, Obianuju Okafor has become a scholar in Software Engineering after bagging her Master’s and PhD degrees from the University of North Texas, Texas, United States with a 100% grade point.

Obianuju Okafor had her Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering from the Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus. She graduated with an outstanding first class having attained 3.92 out of the possible 4.00-grade points.

She proceeded to the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, United States to further her education. In 2017, she started her Master’s degree program in Computer Engineering and graduated with distinction, scoring all the available 4.00 points.

Obianuju Okafor immediately commenced her PhD at the same university and by 2022, she bagged a PhD degree in Computer Science scoring all the available 4.00 grade points again. 

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Celebrating her success on Linkedin, Obianuju Okafor wrote that it was not an easy journey for her and that she is so proud of her accomplishments.

“One of my biggest motivation is that I wanted other young girls that look just like me to see me and feel like they can do it too! I hope they feel properly represented. This journey has come to an end and I’m looking forward to what the future holds,” she wrote.

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Dr Okafor went further to explain her reasons for dedicating her time to becoming a scholar in Software Engineering. She said she did it to increase representation for young girls of colour. She wants them to see her and know they can do it too.

“I did it to give myself more career options and to open doors for myself and the future generations of my family.”

“I did it because I wanted to use my skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world. My dissertation which involved creating an accessible programming environment for people with motor impairment reflects this.”

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“I did it because I love to learn. Lastly, I did it because of my dad. Ever since I was little, he has encouraged and nudged me to pursue a Ph.D. If not for his unwavering support, I may not have gone through with it. He would have gotten a Ph.D too, but he never found the time to go back to school,” she added.

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