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Application for our 2016 STEM teachers training is open!

  We invite secondary school teachers from Government or Public secondary schools across Nigeria to apply for our new and unique training module on Computer programming and STEM hands-on activities. The training workshop will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from August 6-10, 2016. During the 5-day workshop, teachers will learn how to build a robot, […]

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Thank You Sasol

WAAW Foundation is deeply grateful and very excited to announce a new sponsorship towards the 2016 STEM Camp initiative from  Sasol. Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for Sasol. As a STEM industry with a reputable employee population that includes engineers, scientists and IT professionals, Sasol is committed to working […]

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WAAW participates in 2016 Women Forum, Mauritius

The president and founder of the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation, Dr. Unoma Ndili Okorafor participated in a 2-day “Women’s Forum” in Mauritius. The theme of the Forum is: “Meeting the Climate Challenge for Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) and Africa.” Participants debated on climate and health solutions; climate, agriculture, […]

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Application is open for Summer STEM Camp for girls in Abuja, Nigeria

The application period for 2016 WAAW foundation Summer camp, a week-long, fun, hands-on STEM immersion program for secondary school girls, is now open. This summer, The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation is hosting 40 Secondary school girls for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp designed to inspire African […]

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Top 25 Tech-hubs in Africa

As the need for great tech talent increases, hot tech hubs are popping up around African countries as excellent places to join together, create communities and foster growth. Africa faces some hurdles in developing information technology. Even though global Internet penetration is about 32%, it’s lower in Africa, where only around 11% of the population […]

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The Most Unique Projects Coming Out of Science Fairs Today

Science fair projects are one of the most anticipated parts of the school year for many children. Kids get to really think outside the box and let their creative sides shine through. Back in the day, creating an exploding volcano made out of baking soda was exciting, but now some truly unique projects are coming […]

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Launching Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Lagos, Nigeria

Today, WAAW foundation and AWELE Academy announced the launching of a Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria. “We are excited to announce the first cohort of WAAW foundation’s African Women Engineering, Leadership and Entrepreneurship (AWELE) Academy – a 12 week coding, leadership and technology entrepreneurship boot-camp/school in Lagos, Nigeria.” Said, Ebele Agu, WAAW […]

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May Outreach and Mentoring program

The WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program was launched in 2013. This program aims to train and equip college students to organize STEM outreach chapters within their Universities and promote STEM education and learning amongst secondary school students. The overall goal of the WAAW foundation STEM outreach and Mentoring program is to bridge the secondary school-to-college continuum […]

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The Importance of Volunteers in Non-Profits

Volunteers are a vital part of non-profit organizations. They’re essential for the growth of each company and helping the mission out. Without them, many companies would be non-existent. They depend on the generosity of these volunteers every day to keep the program running. Whether they’re behind the scenes on the boards or on the frontline […]

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How You Can Make A Difference in Someone’s Life Through a Nonprofit

For those of us with a roof over our head and job and education opportunities available, we may not realize how lucky we are compared to others in the world. Many people are living in impoverished countries, and don’t have an opportunity to advance their education or get vital job training skills. Giving back to […]

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