Report – By Mabel Muller
A young American Samoan is showing that success in higher education is possible, despite Polynesia’s lack of educational resources.
Andrew Pati Ah Young, 27, has just been awarded doctor of philosophy in biological chemistry from the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles.
Having spent all of his high school years in the small island of American Samoa, Ah Young was inspired to pursue science by the influence of one passionate teacher, Dr Joserose Jyothibhavan. Read more »