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My Tech Internship Experience

Mary Abiodun who is an alumna of She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Cohort 3, shares her experience as a software developer intern. Before the internship I had started to learn tech and I was in serious need of an internship – somewhere to put to use all the knowledge I have gathered into doing […]

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My Success Story As A STEM Teacher

Enoch Jacob is an Alumni of the WAAW Foundation’s Teacher training program. WAAW foundation Teachers training objective is to promote inquiry-based learning in secondary education. WAAW Foundation understands that training STEM Teachers is a critical component in ensuring that African girls are trained in STEM. We focus on giving teachers GENDER-SENSITIVE STEM curriculum so teachers can […]

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WAAW receives 2019 ACT Grant Award

  Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation was awarded a grant of $21,000 from the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation for the expansion of the She Hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp program in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. This grant will be used specifically to train 300 Nigerian youth on Software Programming, Entrepreneurship […]

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Lagos WAAW Team receives Simi (2019 WAAW Scholar)

It was all fun today when the WAAW Team hosted Ojolo Simileoluwa Johan, a “2019 WAAW Scholar” at the Lagos Office. Simileoluwa, a WAAW Scholarship awardee, is a 300 Level Student of the University of Lagos, studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is a high spirited individual, who has excelled through her studies up to the University with […]

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Welcome To Our New Office!

After months of thorough search and difficult work done by some of our colleagues directly involved in organizing the whole process, we have finally moved into our new office. From now on you can find us at 3rd Floor, 117 Apapa Road, via Costain, Ebute Metta, Lagos. You will see this address updated in our […]

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Fully Funded Coding Boot Camp: Abuja and Lagos

She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp for African Youths Don’t miss this great opportunity!!!  Apply Now  for (S)he Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Deadline: Application closes 1 week to the commencement of each Cohort. For the second year running, WAAW Foundation in partnership with ACT Foundation has opened up applications for her 2019 “She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp” […]

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WAAW Foundation at ACT Foundation 2019 Grantee ON-BOARDING TRAINING

  We are delighted to be a Grantee to the ACT Foundation once again in 2019. WAAW Foundation was at the ACT Foundation 2019 grantees on-boarding training on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019 at the Access Bank Head Office. We are collaborating with ACT Foundation to train 300 Nigerian youths from low income […]

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Gaining Visibility in the Tech Space: Putting Yourself Out There by Mary Abiodun

Have you ever been in a gathering of people you’ve never met in your life, only for you to introduce yourself to them with just your name and nothing more and they go, “Oh, so you are Mary Abiodun. Wow!”. That was the exact experience I had at a hackathon. I was very surprised to […]

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WAAW CEO, Dr.Unoma Okorafor’s Annual Remark

Dear WAAW foundation friends, As we bring 2018 to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what we have achieved over the past 12 months as well as express our enthusiasm for what is to come in 2019 and beyond. 2018 was a year of tremendous growth and inspiration for […]

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MEET 2019 WAAW SCHOLARS

In year 2018, Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, announced her annual scholarships program to students who demonstrate financial need and prove their status as full time students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related course in an African University. The initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education and […]

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