A brilliant lady, popularly known as Dr. Nialah Wilson-Small has just scripted a record as the first-ever black woman to earn a Ph.D. Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University, New York, United States.
Nialah Wilson-Small took to her LinkedIn account to celebrate the feat she described her academic journey as a wild and tiring ride, as she incredibly appreciates all and sundry throughout her academic pursuit.
Nialah bagged her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Howard University and had to switch to Cornell University to pursue her Master’s in Aerospace engineering.
Upon the conclusion of her Ph.D. at Cornell University where she earned her Master’s degree, she announced her incredible achievement by saying: “I successfully defended my dissertation and became the 1st Black woman to get a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.”
“You may now call me Dr. Nialah Wilson-Small,” she added.
Her journey is incredibly inspiring considering how limited these opportunities are for people of her race. There is no gainsaying that as Nialah is a testament of great testimonies.