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2017 COMPUTING, ROBOTIC AND RENEWABLE ENERGY CAMP FOR GIRLS

The world is changing, in terms of technology, and things are moving so fast that what was relevant a month ago, has changed differently now. The challenges of the world are changing and we must rise up to them as they present new opportunities for us to explore.  In the midst of this opportunity however, […]

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Unoma Okorafor: Invest in self-development. I have never met a great leader who is not a reader.

Dr. Unoma Okorafor is the founder and CEO of Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education for African women, and working to ensure that talent is engaged in technology and innovation on the African continent. A serial and social entrepreneur, […]

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WAAW Foundation Empowers Abuja IDP Girls With Renewable Energy

Everybody deserves to have a bit of technology in their lives irrespective of where they are or circumstances that surround them. Something, such as a electricity or stable water supply that are intended to make life more pleasant or comfortable for people, some do not have. Thanks to WAAW Foundation who takes this principle around to empower people […]

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How WAAW Foundation Is Changing The Lives of Girls One Education At A Time

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote, “There is no more valuable investment than in a girl’s education.” Here’s why: “This Scholarship will help me to achieve my educational goals. It will cater for my school fees and also finance my final year project which is a vital part to my course.” These are the […]

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APPLICATION IS OPEN FOR 2017 FREE STEM TEACHERS TRAINING WORKSHOP

WAAW Foundation is excited to announce that application is now open for 2017 Free Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) teachers training workshop. The one-week intensive programming training is set up to train 100 secondary school STEM teachers from the 36 states of Nigeria on digital literacy training. Carefully selected participants will have the opportunity to […]

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AWELE Academy She Hacks Africa: Witnessing My Vision Come to Fruition

Vanessa Oguamanam is an Mentor Volunteer officer at WAAW Foundation. Before joining WAAW Foundation, Vanessa received her B.S in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction at UMD. Between January to February 2017, Vanessa worked on the AWELE Academy’s “She Hacks Africa” […]

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5 FUTURE-MINDED STRATEGIES FOR WOMEN TO SUCCEED IN MALE DOMINATED CAREERS

Generally, ingrained attitudes toward women and established gender biases have restricted some jobs to men while holding other lucrative careers at an overwhelmingly high percentage of men. This makes it difficult for women to explore, advance, let alone succeed in these careers. Nevertheless prioritizing future minded strategies over short term opportunities is one sure way […]

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