Home / Blog / Celebration

Celebration

WAAW foundation marks 2018 Africa Code Week

  The Africa Code Week 2018 started at WAAW foundation on the 8th of October which was initiated by software development group (SAP) as a mission to instill digital literacy and 21st century coding skills to over 600,000 young learners in over 36 nations through the means of working closely with private, public and non-profit […]

Read More


Team-Illuminat Shared its experience at She Hacks Africa Week 1

GROUP 5: THE ILLUMINANT ARTICLE TITLE: BRIEF REPORT OF THE SHA COHORT 7 ACTIVITIES (WEEK 1) The She Hacks Africa, SHA is a 4-week intensive coding programme organized by the African Women Engineering and Leadership Entrepreneurship (AWELE) Academy. The aim of the programme is to introduce, encourage and train youths most especially girls, into the […]

Read More


What Week 1 looks like for us – Team-Zenith, She Hacks Africa cohort 7

We are team – Zenith and we will like to share our experience at the ongoing She Hacks Africa coding bootcamp, cohort 7 – Week 1. The program kicked off on Monday the 3rd of September, 2018. We were introduced to our amiable facilitators and participants: Tolu, Funke and Sidney. The classes, to our pleasant […]

Read More


2018 Abuja and Lagos STEM-ICT Teachers Training

2018 STEM – ICT TEACHERS TRAINING In line with the WAAW Foundation’s vision to empower African women to become impactful leaders, change agents and technology innovators through STEM engagement, WAAW integrates and promotes hands-on experiential learning into classrooms in private and public schools by organizing a  FREE STEM-ICT Teachers’ Training/Workshop in Abuja and Lagos this […]

Read More


CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

As we celebrate the international women’s day, it commemorates the movement for women’s rights for quality education, gender equality, economic inclusion, good health and well being. This creates the awareness that women and girls play various vital roles in the society and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are not exceptions. This day also […]

Read More


WAAW foundation CEO and President’s 2018 Remark

A NEW CHAPTER FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS Dear WAAW Foundation Family, Never in our 10 year history has WAAW Foundation been so well position to deliver lasting impact to millions of girls across Africa. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this 2017, I feel a deep sense of gratitude to God who inspired the […]

Read More


Heart-warming end of year Thank you note from WAAW’s Vice President

Our tenth year as a not for profit cannot go by without me thanking each of you! In 2007, my friend and the Founder of WAAW, Dr. Unoma Okorafor,  thought about this great opportunity that has grown beyond what she may have imagined then. I joined in 2011 and every year I am more awed […]

Read More


It’s That Time of The Year: The Hour of Code!

                                                                                The Hour of Code is a global movement for increasing access to computer science by breaking stereotypes and opening door to brand new skill in just one hour. It is an avenue to introduce students and the public to coding and other computer science activities. The idea is that one hour is not too […]

Read More


THE AMAZING HIGHLIGHTS OF S(HE) HACKS AFRICA COHORT #3 BOOTCAMP

From Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, youths from various states in Nigeria, converged in Lagos for the S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #3 Boot camp. This 4-week intensive Software Programming, Leadership and Entrepreneurship training was organized by WAAW Foundation, which has been on the mission to empower youth, most especially girls in technology and software programming through […]

Read More


WAAW AT 10: A MILESTONE IN FEMALE STEM EDUCATION

In 2007, Dr Unoma Okorafor set out to create a sustainable long lasting way to support and educate African women in Science Engineering Mathematics and Engineering (STEM). WAAW Foundation came about and has been in existence for – about a decade, with a true commitment to the development of women leaders who contribute to technology […]

Read More