An exceptional 27-year-old American Lady, Charlyne Smith has set an outstanding record at the University of Florida, United States after emerging as first-ever black person to earn a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the institution.
Charlyne Smith who is now a Senior Nuclear Energy Analyst on the Nuclear Energy Innovation team at the Breakthrough Institute described her achievement as a feat that will open doors for marginalized groups.
“It means more options, more open doors for marginalized groups, including Black women and men, to create and innovate in the nuclear energy space to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, including climate change,” Smith said.
Charlyne Smith was originally from St. Catherine, Jamaica, North America. She moved to the United States in 2012 to pursue a career in science and technology.
On getting to the United States, Charlyne Smith proceed to study at the Coppin State University in Baltimore and in 2017, she graduated from the institution with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Mathematics.
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