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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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Application for Volunteers

WAAW Foundation is looking to fill these 3 volunteer positions asap. Should you know someone who is passionate about our mission to empower African girls, is tech savvy, can work independently and remote, innovative and comes with ideas, adaptive and can work in start up environment, patient with change and growth, has some time to commit […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM outreach fellows celebrate International day for girls and women in science

According to a UN study from 14 countries, the probability for female students graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in science is 18%, while the male equivalent is 37%. Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM Outreach and mentorship program

At WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Woman) Foundation, A 501© non-profit organization (EIN 20-8576703), We have a mission to increase the pipeline of African women entering into Science and Technology fields and ensure they are engaged in Technology innovation and Entrepreneurship to benefit Africa at large. Our core focus is […]

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My Learning experience with a new language: Node.js – FUNKE OYEDUN WAAW Foundation Software Developer

  A little bit about me I am Olufunke, a wife, mother and software developer. I have a degree in computer applications, but all I know for the past 3 years in programming language is self-taught. My journey into information technology discipline started when I became fed-up with the way university curriculum were designed in […]

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WAAW foundation at UN Women Leaders’ forum

In a bid to promote peaceful election in the upcoming general election in Nigeria, the United Nation (UN) Women, The African Union (AU) and The Embassy of Germany on the 30th of January, 2019 organized a 1-day women leader forum aimed at “Promoting peaceful election” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The president and founder of […]

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Female Developers and The Impostor Syndrome – Mary Abiodun (She Hacks Africa Alumni)

Within the short time I have been in the tech ecosystem, I have had the opportunity to have several discussions with countless number of female developers and one thing that is common among them is the impostor syndrome. With female developers who have more years of experience, the story is different as they have found […]

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INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR WAAW CHAPTER SCHOLARS/FELLOWS

WAAW Foundation offers international internships to outstanding WAAW College Chapter fellows in partnership with AIESEC and hosts companies in the United States from 8-12 weeks. The international Internship provides WAAW College Chapter fellows with practical work experience that enhances their personal and professional development. Interns are provided with a practical experience that impacts their future […]

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