The next few lines reveal, instead of quitting she carried on and her hard work eventually paid off. Now, she is “in a top tier astrophysics Ph.D program” and has published two papers.Finally, the tweet ends with a motivational advice which has struck chords with many.
4 years ago I got a 0 on a quantum physics exam. i met with my professor fearing i needed to change my major & quit physics. today, i’m in a top tier astrophysics Ph.D program & published 2 papers.— Sarafina Nance (@starstrickenSF) November 20, 2019
STEM is hard for everyone—grades don’t mean you’re not good enough to do it.
Since being shared just a day back, the tweet has piqued people’s interests. It’s clear from over 57,000 likes and close to 10,000 retweets the post has garnered till now – and the numbers are increasing.While some were motivated, others applauded the woman for her persistence. In short, it impressed many – including Google chief Sundar Pichai.In just five words he expressed his reaction on this inspiring post. To which, the women also replied.
Well said and so inspiring! https://t.co/qHBwdv3fmS— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) November 21, 2019