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Meet The Most Learned Female First Ever Doctor to hold PhD in Pure Mathematics in UOE

Having masters or holding a PhD in mathematics for women is something that may not be easily achieved. Having female Mathematic lecturers at PhD level has, therefore, become a major challenge in Kenya.

Dr Line Muhati of the University of Eldoret is the first ever doctor to hold a PhD in pure Mathematics at the University of Eldoret. She pursued mathematics and computer studies at Kenyatta University, graduating in 1985. She then taught at a secondary school in Embu before moving to St Monica Girls Highschool in Kitale. She later became the deputy principal at Kesogon highschool before becoming the principal of Sabwani Highschool.

Between 2003 to 2006, Muhati went back to pursue her Masters in mathematics at the University of Nairobi. She was then hired as assistant lecturer in pure Mathematics at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology in Kakamega county. In 2007, she joined the University of Eldoret staff members as one of the lecturers.

Muhati begun to pursue her PhD at Maseno University from 2009 upto 2018 when she finally completed her studies. It, therefore, took her ten years of determination and hardwork to complete her PhD studies.

According to the 58-year-old Dr Muhati, mathematics is a discipline that requires one's obedience in order to pursue it because it will humble you into accepting a certain way of doing things.

Dr Muhati is currently teaching students taking undergraduate and Master studies at the University of Eldoret.

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