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2016 WAAW SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS OPEN

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, 2016 Scholarship program is open  till October 15, 2015 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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Encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers

Building on the success of the STEM camps hosted by the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation since 2013, 6-day residential camps will be held in July and August at the Brookhouse International School, Nairobi-Kenya and Greensprings School, Lagos-Nigeria respectively for 40 secondary school girls in each camp. These summer camps […]

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WAAW Foundation Mentoring and Outreach program

WAAW foundation is dedicated to engaging female college students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines, who have the passion to give back to their community by sharing their experience and providing training for secondary girls in their local communities. We believe that Mentoring is a very powerful tool in retaining African female in […]

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ENROLLMENT OPENS FOR 2015 STEM CAMPS

It is never too late for young girls to start thinking about what they want to do when they grow up The Working to Advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation is offering senior secondary school students an opportunity to experience Hands-on learning, a slice of college life and learn more about careers in […]

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WAAW 2014 Audited Financial Statements

We have published our 2014 Audited Financial statements, click here to view

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WAAW Foundation, beneficiary of proceeds from the book “Chasing Butterflies” by Author Yejide Kilanko

WAAW Foundation is so honored & super excited to be nominated as a beneficiary of proceeds from the new book coming out soon – Chasing Butterflies – by renowned author Yejide Kilanko . Her first book ‪#‎DaughtersWhoWorkThisPath‬ was a national bestseller! Watch out for this awesome book that tells the stories of African women in a […]

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STEM Cell outreach survey

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2015 NEF Toxicology Internship Program

    The application forms for the 2015 NEF/Toxicology Internship programs are out.

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2015 WITI SUMMIT

DATE: May 31 – June 2, 2015 VENUE: Double tree by Hilton, San Jose, California The Women In Technology International (WITI) Summit Summit is the annual gathering of tech-savvy women, held in the heart of Silicon Valley. Executive women, entrepreneurs, and technology thought leaders from around the world converge to collaborate on innovative solutions to […]

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Google RISE Partnership awards: WAAW Foundation and ELiTE Education

Watch video: Google RISE Award support girls and minorities in Technology. WAAW foundation and ELiTE Education partnered to inspire over 5000 girls across Africa with the power of Computer science and STEM.

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