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Inspiring Quotes from 100 Extraordinary Women

Most lists of motivational quotes are dominated by the counsel of men, and it certainly isn’t because women lack words of wisdom. So, I curated a list of my favorite quotes — from luminaries living and dead, activists and athletes, authors and actors, leaders and lovers — all women. Each of these is powerful in […]

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WAAW Foundation Founder and CEO’s Remarks

Dear WAAW Foundation Friends, 2014 has been another year of remarkable strides and progress for WAAW foundation! This year, we placed several pillars on our foundation in preparation for the great work ahead. I am extremely proud of what we accomplished together and would like to say thank you to all our partners, friends and […]

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20 BEST WOMEN COLLEGES IN THE US

Best Colleges Find the best colleges to help you meet your goals. Learn more about the schools and programs in your area. THE 20 BEST WOMEN’S COLLEGES Women’s colleges in the United States often share histories of struggle, as founders labored to address gender inequality and provide students with academic opportunities on par with the male-dominated […]

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“Meet the founder of Working to Advance African Women (WAAW), Dr Unoma Okorafor” – The TOWN icon

  A graduate of Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Dr. Unoma Ndili Okorafor is the brain behind Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Passionate about the promotion of female education, Dr. Unoma Okorafor founded WAAW in 2007 while she was a PhD student. She did so in response to a burning […]

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WAAW Foundation Among Top 10!

Top 10 Organizations encouraging African Women to venture into Tech and Innovation – Afromum As technology becomes an integral part of our daily lives now and more so in the future, there has been ongoing discussions and concerns regarding the alarming low number of women working in most of the Tech giants such as Google, […]

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WAAW Foundation at Second African Science, Technology and Innovation Forum

WAAW Foundation participated in the second Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa. The second Ministerial Forum on STI in Africa was held at the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco from 14 to 17 October 2014. Dr. Unoma Ndili Okorafor, the President and CEO of the Working […]

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“Women’s Studies: Why Female Education matters”

  Women’s Studies: Why Female Education Matters   Share this infographic on your site!   Women’s Studies: Why Female Education Matters With more women than men enrolled in U.S. colleges, Americans might assume the education of girls and women isn’t an issue. But that’s not the case around the world, as more than half the young […]

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African Women Power Network supports 2015 WAAW Scholarship program

We are pleased to announce that AWP Network is partnering with WAAW foundation to support our effort to provide Scholarship for need-based Female African College Students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related degree course in 2015. Mary Olushoga is the founder of awpnetwork.com, an online platform powering small business success for African entrepreneurs. She is […]

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2014 WAAW Foundation East and West Africa Regional Fellows Summit and Computer Training – A success

The 2014 Google RISE Award has enabled WAAW foundation to expand the impacts of one of its initiatives, the STEM College to secondary school outreach and mentoring program by empowering over 150 African College students to provide STEM mentoring, instructions and support to over 5000 secondary school students in 8 African Countries. Sequel to the 2013/14 […]

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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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