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Young Lady whose mother worked as a cleaner to sponsor her education bags PhD degree from US university, makes family proud

An exceptional Lady named Ana Guerrero has earned a Doctorate degree (PhD) in Education from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), making her the first in her family to reach such height.

Ana Guerrero and her parent were originally from Mexico. They moved to the United States to explore a better life through hard work. Anne Guerro narrated that her mother cleaned houses for a living since they arrived from Mexico.

She added that her father worked in a ranch. “My parents worked for the owners of the ranch and I had a very rural upbringing,” she recalled. Speaking of how her mother trained her she recalled how her mother takes her to school as a kid.

“Growing up, she would take me with her during school breaks, and it was then that I knew I needed to take full advantage of the opportunities given to me and denied to her and every women in my family history,” she narrated on LinkedIn.

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With the support of her family, Ana advanced her education to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. She proceeded for her Master’s degree in Education and finally earned a PhD degree in Education.

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Ana posted a picture of herself and her mother on graduation day, citing that the look on her mother’s face describes how proud she is to witness her daughter’s achievement.

“She is strong, full of life, kind, empowered, and my mother. Her face demonstrates that it was a mutual effort; she provided the support, strength, and motivation I needed in this journey,” she said.

“Lo logramos juntas, mama (We made it together, mama),” she said.

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