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Black people are continuing to raise the bar in education, and University of Florida graduate Jasmine Bowers is no exception as she’s the first Black person to obtain a doctorate in computer science from the university, Black News reports . Despite living through a global pandemic and social upheaval in America, Bowers powered through her final semester making history in the process. https://twitter.com/JasmineDBowers/status/1284714065785499648?s=20 According to Bowers, the motivation for her latest accomplishment started at a young age when her mother taught her how to use [Microsoft] Excel to create a “wish list.” “I grew up in a household where I was encouraged to embrace technology,” Bowers told Because of Them We Can . “I also had the freedom to utilize technologies that included computers and other equipment that my mother, a [self-taught] engineer, had.” “The Ph.D. was and is the pinnacle of the seed planted years ago, deposits from teachers, internship experiences, amazing...
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