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WAAW CODE SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS: MAKING THE SUMMER HOLIDAY COUNT

It is generally known that technology can be a vice if handled wrongly. A lot of young minds waste time and resources on unproductive use of technology and innovation. Many teenagers are even victims of cyber bully on social media and other online platforms.One will wonder if it is the same technology being used to […]

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WAAW Foundation 2018 Scholarship Application opens September 1, 2017

WAAW Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 need-based scholarship, offering $500/year for female African students presently admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. Scholarship recipients receive an award of $500 for the 2018 academic year, or the equivalent in their country’s local currency. Eligibility Female students of African origin […]

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STEM Teacher Training For 45 Teachers

  The Working to Advance (STEM Education) for African Women Foundation has developed a novel short education intervention program, to raise awareness and help teachers understand the importance of STEM and digital literacy in the classroom. The program is a weeklong teacher training for 45 STEM teachers from public secondary schools across the 36 states […]

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WAAW AT 10: A MILESTONE IN FEMALE STEM EDUCATION

In 2007, Dr Unoma Okorafor set out to create a sustainable long lasting way to support and educate African women in Science Engineering Mathematics and Engineering (STEM). WAAW Foundation came about and has been in existence for – about a decade, with a true commitment to the development of women leaders who contribute to technology […]

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WAAW RECEIVES GRANT FROM ACT FOUNDATION FOR STEM AND DIGITAL LITERACY WORKSHOP

Lagos, Nigeria, July 27, 2017 – WAAW Foundation, a leading provider of STEM and Digital Literacy Education, and proponent of gender parity, is pleased to announce its recently awarded grant by the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation.  These funds will support the launch of 30-week Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) and digital literacy workshop for […]

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OPEN VOLUNTEER POSITIONS IN WAAW FOUNDATION

WAAW Foundation is currently seeking volunteers to fill the positions below: 1. Grant writer position 2. Website designer (wordpress) 3. Graphics Designer 4. Video Editor 5. Video creative director 6. Social media assistant 7. Public relations associate 8. Administrative assistant 9. Program evaluator and Impact assessment assistant 10. Blog content writer. Also, our team is […]

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Women In Tech Discussion Panel: Experts Identity Skills Development As Key To SUCCESS

To succeed as a woman in the technology industry, you have to try what Chioma Agwuegbo said – develop your skills and grow your network. The tip was one of several shared by discussants at the Advancing Women In Technology discussion panel hosted by WAAW Foundation on Wednesday, July 12 2017, in Abuja, Nigeria. The […]

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WAAW FOUNDATION HOSTS DISCUSSION FORUM ON AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECH

Have you imagined what the world would be like if more young African girls are inspired to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Courses and the society encourage more women to lead? Your guess may be as good as ours, – when women lead in tech, in business and other areas, we give others […]

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WHERE DOES THE MYTH LIMITING WOMEN FROM CAREER EXCELLENCE COME FROM?

WAAW is giving opportunities to young girls to express themselves in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), connecting them with the best opportunities in Africa and beyond.                         WAAW 2017 fellows: scholars from different higher institutions across Africa who won WAAW Foundation’s fellowship opportunity. WAAW believes women can thrive in tech, if […]

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WAAW Foundation Named Member of Panel To Review Nominations For 2017 ‘Equals In Tech Awards’

WAAW Foundation has been announced as a member of distinguished panel that will be reviewing nominations for the 2017 ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards. This was made known in a press release issued by the International Telecommunication Union ( ITU) News. “The ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender […]

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