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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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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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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 fellows celebrate International day for girls and women in science

According to a UN study from 14 countries, the probability for female students graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in science is 18%, while the male equivalent is 37%. Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, […]

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INTERVIEW: She Hacks Africa Alumni at Re:learn

An interview session with two of our She Hacks Africa alumni that currently works at Re:Learn, an arm of Co-creation hub Tell us a little bit about you ? Ufuoma Famous: My name is Ogaga Ufuoma Famous, the third child in a family of four, I was born and raised in Benin City, Edo State. I returned to my […]

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MR KEMASUODE EBIASUODE BRIGHT talks about how WAAW foundation changed his teaching career

Mr Bright is one of the 2017 WAAW Foundation teacher’s training alumni and a Level Up Village (LUV) teacher. This is what he has to say about how the training transformed his life. I had a life changing experience, when I encountered WAAW Foundation, it was a simple application for teachers in Nigeria to attend a […]

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What 2018 looks like for us at WAAW foundation

    WAAW foundation is super proud of its accomplishment this year, woohoo! With a dedicated team, passionate board members, supportive partners, unstinted sponsors and donors, WAAW foundation provided various educational opportunities that empowered African girls and youth in 2018. Here is a highlight of our 2018 work: Implemented 6 She Hacks Africa cohorts, (February – November); sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust foundation (ACT […]

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#givingtuesday Donate to WAAW foundation and empower girls in Africa through STEM Education

Join the movement and donate to WAAW foundation cause #givingtuesday  “Everyone has something to give. You can give time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, simple acts of kindness, food or clothing. We hear and see firsthand the challenges African girls face when it comes to learning Science and Technology, but we are equally […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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