Patricia Jobodwana

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Synopsis:

Youngest Black women to graduate from a South African university

First name: 
Patricia
Last name: 
Jobodwana

Jobodwana was the first and youngest Black woman to graduate from a South African university. She enrolled at Fort Hare University at the age of 14 for a BSc in medicine in 1955.


References:
• ‘Celebrating Women’, South African History Project, Department of Education, 9 Augst 2002, p. 2

Last updated : 08-Aug-2017

This article was produced for South African History Online on 17-Feb-2011