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Announcement: STEM/ICT Teachers Training -For Secondary School Teachers

The WAAW Foundation STEM and Digital Literacy Teachers Training will train 100 trainers who are STEM and ICT secondary school teachers in Abuja, Lagos, and Imo states; Our aim is to develop the Teachers’ professional skills, introduce them to relevant STEM applications that could be adapted for use in the classroom and improve teaching pedagogy. As more […]

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My Success Story As A STEM Teacher

Enoch Jacob is an Alumni of the WAAW Foundation’s Teacher training program. WAAW foundation Teachers training objective is to promote inquiry-based learning in secondary education. WAAW Foundation understands that training STEM Teachers is a critical component in ensuring that African girls are trained in STEM. We focus on giving teachers GENDER-SENSITIVE STEM curriculum so teachers can […]

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WAAW receives 2019 ACT Grant Award

  Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation was awarded a grant of $21,000 from the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation for the expansion of the She Hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp program in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. This grant will be used specifically to train 300 Nigerian youth on Software Programming, Entrepreneurship […]

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Lagos WAAW Team receives Simi (2019 WAAW Scholar)

It was all fun today when the WAAW Team hosted Ojolo Simileoluwa Johan, a “2019 WAAW Scholar” at the Lagos Office. Simileoluwa, a WAAW Scholarship awardee, is a 300 Level Student of the University of Lagos, studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is a high spirited individual, who has excelled through her studies up to the University with […]

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Welcome To Our New Office!

After months of thorough search and difficult work done by some of our colleagues directly involved in organizing the whole process, we have finally moved into our new office. From now on you can find us at 3rd Floor, 117 Apapa Road, via Costain, Ebute Metta, Lagos. You will see this address updated in our […]

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WAAW Foundation at ACT Foundation 2019 Grantee ON-BOARDING TRAINING

  We are delighted to be a Grantee to the ACT Foundation once again in 2019. WAAW Foundation was at the ACT Foundation 2019 grantees on-boarding training on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019 at the Access Bank Head Office. We are collaborating with ACT Foundation to train 300 Nigerian youths from low income […]

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Gaining Visibility in the Tech Space: Putting Yourself Out There by Mary Abiodun

Have you ever been in a gathering of people you’ve never met in your life, only for you to introduce yourself to them with just your name and nothing more and they go, “Oh, so you are Mary Abiodun. Wow!”. That was the exact experience I had at a hackathon. I was very surprised to […]

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WAAW CEO, Dr.Unoma Okorafor’s Annual Remark

Dear WAAW foundation friends, As we bring 2018 to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what we have achieved over the past 12 months as well as express our enthusiasm for what is to come in 2019 and beyond. 2018 was a year of tremendous growth and inspiration for […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM Outreach and mentorship program

At WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Woman) Foundation, A 501© non-profit organization (EIN 20-8576703), We have a mission to increase the pipeline of African women entering into Science and Technology fields and ensure they are engaged in Technology innovation and Entrepreneurship to benefit Africa at large. Our core focus is […]

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WAAW foundation at UN Women Leaders’ forum

In a bid to promote peaceful election in the upcoming general election in Nigeria, the United Nation (UN) Women, The African Union (AU) and The Embassy of Germany on the 30th of January, 2019 organized a 1-day women leader forum aimed at “Promoting peaceful election” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The president and founder of […]

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