A 19-year-old girl of Nigerian origin, Saheela Ibraheem, was recognized by the Obamas on February 26, for her amazing academic achievements and for making the ‘World’s 50 smartest teenagers’ list.
Barack and Michelle Obama hosted a special reception at the White House to mark the “Black History Month”. Some members of the US Congress, including Leader Nancy Pelosi, and the members of the Congressional Black Caucus were also present at the evening event.
Saheela Ibraheem is a neurobiology student of Harvard. She got her admission at the age of 15 and is going to graduate this May. 13 top US colleges, including Princeton, MIT, Columbia were willing to see the girl among their students. However, Saheela loved the campus of Harvard most of all, and became one of the youngest students in the university’s history.
Now the US girl of Nigerian origin has made the list of the 50 world’s smartest teenagers.
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