7 Oct Dr Thandeka Ngcobo – 24 year old Medical Doctor
Even though it was not part of her plans, she became a teenage mother, finding out about her pregnancy while she was preparing for her final exams. She however completed her matric same year at the age of 17, getting 6As and being one of the top 10 students in Ethekwini region. She immediately got accepted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal ( Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine - UKZN ). During her first year at UKZN she was blessed with a beautiful baby girl. She managed to complete her first year in time and continued to complete her 6 year MBChB degree. Having made it through the testing challenges of teenage pregnancy, she continues being very vocal and teaching young girls of the negative impacts of teenage pregnancy. She will be graduating on the 7th of September 2017 at University of KwaZulu Natal.