Big Bang Theory season 8 episode ... Besties Amy, Penny and Bernadette were having a chitchat when Bernie told the others that a popular magazine wanted to include her in the sexiest female scientists feature. Amy, a fellow scientist, albeit an unsexy one, nearly blew a fuse. She resented the thought of female scientist being seen as just a pretty face and a pair of big boobs, while having her big brains ignored. Penny, the blond airhead disagreed. She said, maybe if the fashion magazines she'd loved as a teen also featured beautiful brainy scientists, just maybe she would have wanted to become a scientist, basically have more ambition.
And isn't that quite the truth? In a world where we have more young women inspired by Kim Kardashian than Hilary Clinton or Serena Williams, it's appealing to see one woman embody both worlds.
Until a few weeks ago I'd thought Pace Hyde was just another overly bootylicious female, I didn't know there was so much more to this lady.
Last week the Ghanian TV personality was unveiled as the West Africa correspondent for Forbes Africa. The former qualified Chemistry, Biology and Physics teacher, stars in the current season of MTV Shuga 4. She is a successful entrepreneur with her own education consultancy, Aim Higher Africa and she has a 1st class Psychology degree and two masters, one in Communications and Digital Media and one in Journalism.
Photos courtesy of her Instagram @peac-hy