Attaining a Doctor of Philosophy degree is arguably one of the most admirable accolades in education but that does not mean it comes easily as you have to do a lot of research and study. Additionally, scholars who have attained their PhDs from abroad are believed to be outstanding educationists as they get to learn a lot of skills from first world countries. Today we celebrate 4 women members of parliament who got the chance to attain their PhDs abroad.
The incumbent member of parliament for Kitui South Constituency holds a PhD in Global Health from the University of Aarhus in the Danish School of Education. She also holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education from Kenyatta University. [Photos courtesy]
Kitui woman representative holds a PhD Mathematics from Leicester University in the United Kingdom. Additionally, she also has a Bachelors of Science degree and a Master of Science in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.[Photo courtesy]
The incumbent Siaya woman representative Dr Ombaka holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the Irish International University in the United Kingdom. The accomplished scholar also holds a Master of Arts Degree in Linguistics from Lancaster University and a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Nairobi.[Photos courtesy]
Dr Tecla Chebet Tum
She is the incumbent woman representative for Nandi County. She attained her PhD in Social Work from Denver University in the United States of America. She also boasts of a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Studies (Human Ecology) from Moi University and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Nairobi.[Photos courtesy]
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