ITU & UN Women GEM Tech 2016 Award Winner

WAAW Foundation – Winner of the 2016 ITU & UN Women GEM Tech Awards for Applying Technology for Female Empowerment. . Congratulations to us!! !!! Learn more here

Building African Female Leaders and Technology Innovators

We emphasize technology innovation and problem solving to impact local communities using hands on experiential STEM learning with peers and role models in a fun environment.

Girls Mentor Other Girls

An educated girl is a Force for Change.

Our feed forward model ensures girls give back by mentoring other girls.
We are building an increasing pipeline of African girls in Science and Technology.

Summer STEM Residential Camp

Our one week residential STEM camp promises to be SUPER exciting, SUPER fun, very creative and innovative for African girls between the ages of 13 and 17 years who are currently enrolled in Senior Secondary School SS1 – SS3. Application for 2016 STEM camp is closed!!! Learn more here

STEM Teacher Training in Abuja Nigeria – Apply

Are you a STEM teacher? Passionate about inspiring next generation? This training opportunity is for you!

Application for our 2016 STEM teachers training is closed.  Do not miss this opportunity in 2017.  Learn more here.

WAAW Foundation – What We Do

We Build Female African Leaders and Change Agents Through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education & Entrepreneurship Training.

Developing Change Leaders

Investing in science and technology education of an African girl has a multiplier effect.

African girls who are educated in STEM will lead technology change in their communities.

Our Initiatives

STEM & Computer Science Camps
College-to-Secondary Mentoring
Academic Scholarships
Leadership & Entrepreneurship Training
STEM Teacher Support
Women’s Technology Hub

 

African Girls Can Innovate in Technology

WAAW is an international organization dedicated to Technology Innovation for African girls through STEM engagement.

Africans girls will solve the problems in their communities by employing technology with locally available resources.

Growing Female Technology Entrepreneurs

More than aid African girls need world class training in Science and Technology fields.

WAAW supports the entrepreneurial role of African girls through Technology Innovation.

Countries Where We Work

Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon
Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania
Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa

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By the numbers
21,000 Number of secondary girls impacted by college-to-secondary mentoring
31 College scholarships awarded
198 Number of girls who have participated in the STEM Camp

200 College fellows trained

Awards, Sponsors & Partners
Sasol partners with WAAW
Intel partners with WAAW
EIF partners with WAAW
Housesorriespartners with WAAW
Google Grants supports WAAW
EliTe Education partners with WAAW
WAAW Foundation Unoma Okorafor Winner of ITU UN Women 2016 GEM Tech Awards
AfritexEducation partners with WAAW
EDTS Foundation partners with WAAW