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HOW 3D PRINTING IS AUGMENTING ALL ASPECTS OF STEM

STEM profession and education are both ever-changing due to technology. Three-dimensional (3D) modeling and printing is one of such technology.  This technology has a lot of advantage in modern day education but the take-up in schools and other academic institutions is often limited or non-existent due to the perceived cost of training staff to use it to its full potential […]

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It’s That Time of The Year: The Hour of Code!

                                                                                The Hour of Code is a global movement for increasing access to computer science by breaking stereotypes and opening door to brand new skill in just one hour. It is an avenue to introduce students and the public to coding and other computer science activities. The idea is that one hour is not too […]

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Festivity and Gender Stereotypes

As festivity sets in, and many travel to spend the yuletide with extended families or receive long distance cousins and family members for the holiday, old and young share family stories, cook meals, and entertain friends, instinctively preserving and passing on family philosophies. In order to keep the festivity going, girls cook meals, clean up […]

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Transforming STEM Education through Teacher Training

No one would have thought that STEM vocations could render many professions trivial. Twenty years ago, no one predicted that the demand for online community managers, search engine optimization specialists, and sustainability managers would ever come to be. Imagine how important paper mails were back in the 70s and 80s, many made a living by […]

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OPPORTUNITES AVAILABLE FOR ENTREPRENEURS, LEADERS AND COMMUNITY CHANGE AGENTS.

While you have gained tech skills coupled with Entrepreneurship and Leadership training, what next??? Take time to improve your Tech skills and relentlessly search for opportunities. Here are some opportunities FOR ICT/ TECH START Ups African Business Angel Network AAIS2017. From idea to exit, great startup teams poised for global success Ingressive High Growth Africa […]

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THE AMAZING HIGHLIGHTS OF S(HE) HACKS AFRICA COHORT #3 BOOTCAMP

From Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, youths from various states in Nigeria, converged in Lagos for the S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #3 Boot camp. This 4-week intensive Software Programming, Leadership and Entrepreneurship training was organized by WAAW Foundation, which has been on the mission to empower youth, most especially girls in technology and software programming through […]

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THE NEED FOR HANDS-ON STEM ACTIVITIES IN CLASSROOMS

While the future stability of our economy is uncertain as the nation faces many challenges, parents now take comfort in knowing that science and engineering jobs are growing 70 percent faster than other occupations. But to secure these jobs, STEM embedded skills are essential; thankfully, they are fun and exciting to learn. STEM activities will […]

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What they are saying about She Hacks Africa Bootcamp #cohort3

“Thank you! Thank you! God Bless! to the organisers of SHE HACKS AFRICA! The Knowledge I have acquired in such a short period of time can’t be quantified, and to all wonderful people I have met…to the Greatest Achievers group. Together we will change the world”  – Funke “SHE HACKS AFRICA simply the best! I […]

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Chinyere Ihuegbu’s Speech at She Hacks Africa Cohort 3 closing ceremony

My name is Chinyere Ihuegbu. I studied Biochemistry and I am still learning about biochemistry. I chose this facinating discipline because I was interested in knowing how the body works – from little malfunctions that cause a disease to creating therapeutic solutions in to remedy biochemical abnormalities. During my undergraduate program I also picked an […]

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Oracle Academy Facilitates (S)he Hacks Africa Week 3

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation is excited to partner with ORACLE Academy to train 30 Nigerian youths in software programming at the third (S)he Hacks Africa 4-week coding boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria.  Oracle academy’s mission is to advance computer science education globally to drive knowledge, innovation, skills development and diversity in technology […]

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