General News of Tuesday, 10 May 2022Source: www.ghanaweb.comWomen must work hard to be visible, Penelope AdinkuPenelope Adinku reveals why she joined National Cardiothoracic CentreGhana’s first female cardiothoracic surgeon calls on women to join her fieldDr Penelope Baabe Tettey Adinku is the first Ghanaian female cardiothoracic surgeon after she joined the field for her love for children. Speaking in an interview, Dr Adinku said her quest to find out more about the centre led her to pursue a career in that field. For us as females, I think we have had to work harder to prove ourselves. The bias is there, and we have to work harder to make ourselves more visible,” AssaseRadio.com quoted Dr Adinku. “I’m hoping [that] with this barrier out of the way, more females will enter this space, and it will actually be a norm,” Dr Adinku said.
Source: GhanaWeb May 10, 2022 13:19 UTC