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2015 WAAW Foundation Scholarship Application is now fully open!

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, 2015 Scholarship program is open  till October 31, 2014 for need-based female African University/College students, with an offer of $500/year.  Eligibility: Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 32 years, have gained Undergraduate admission to a University or College in Africa and studying a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) […]

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WAAW Foundation 2014 STEM Camp – A Success!

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation exposed 32 young African girls to various STEM & CS knowledge and skills. WAAW Foundation has successfully completed a high quality, exciting, technically challenging 6-day residential Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) & Computing science (CS) camp for African girls in senior secondary school 1 […]

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2014 Scholarship recipient – Mih Njua Odette

I am a 23-year-old Cameroonian studying electrical engineering at the National Advanced School of Engineering (NASE) in Yaoundé Cameroon. I am the second child in a family of 8 children and I lost my dad in 2007. To this effect the upbringing of the 8 of us was left solely to our mother who is […]

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2014 Scholarship recipient – Lilian Kamara

  I am a twenty one year old female student from Uganda currently studying computer science at Makerere university .I was born on 24th may 1993. I intend to complete my degree and after that I intend to go for a graduate trainee program so as to learn practical skills in computer hardware, computer networking, […]

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2014 Scholarship recipient – Gitundu Monica Wanjiru

I am 22 years old, female from Kenya. Currently a student at The University of Nairobi pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering. I have always been passionate about science and mathematics. This made me develop an interest in engineering. I always worked hard and dreamt of being an electrical engineering. I did very well in […]

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WAAW Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Support

WAAW Foundation is pleased to announce the sponsors for the annual scholarship given to deserving girls who have demonstrated financial need and have an excellent academic record. WAAW awards scholarships of $500/year for African women who have gained undergraduate admission to an institution of higher learning in Africa and are studying a STEM (Science, Technology, […]

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WAAW Foundation’s Campaign on Indiegogo for STEM Camp Initiative

 WAAW Foundation’s STEM camp is for African girls aged 13 -17 years, from low income families, who otherwise would never have an opportunity to experience STEM learning in a fun, interactive and hands-on way, arming them with tools that will encourage innovation and make them problem solvers in their communities. The camp is geared towards […]

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Help an African girl Achieve a STEM Education – WAAW Indiegogo campaign

We have  just launched our Indiegogo campaign. Please help us reach our goal to raise $2000 before June 1. Google has promised to give $1000 in matching funds for every $1000 we raise by June 1… Please click link below to donate… No gift is too small….. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-an-african-girl-achieve-a-stem-education/

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2014 WAAW Foundation STEM Camp Application Now Open

  WAAW (Working to Advance African Women) Foundation, in partnership with The Lagos State Ministry of Education, The Science & Technology Agency, Abuja, The African University of Science and Technology Abuja (AUST) and St. Kate’s University in St. Paul, Minnesota USA will be holding two camps this summer in Lagos state and Abuja, Nigeria. The […]

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WAAW Foundation at 2014 Google RISE Global Summit

WAAW foundation was honoured to be one of the 42 organizations selected to attend the 2014 RISE (Root In Science & Engineering) global summit at Google Inc. head office, Mountain view, California from April 13-16, 2014. “Our RISE partners are change makers: they engage, educate, and excite students about computing through extracurricular outreach. With the […]

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