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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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Fully Funded Coding Boot Camp: Abuja and Lagos

She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp for African Youths Don’t miss this great opportunity!!!  Apply Now  for (S)he Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Deadline: Application closes 1 week to the commencement of each Cohort. For the second-year running, WAAW Foundation in partnership with ACT Foundation has opened up applications for her 2019 “She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp” scheduled […]

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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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MEET 2019 WAAW SCHOLARS

In year 2018, Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, announced her annual scholarships program to students who demonstrate financial need and prove their status as full time students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related course in an African University. The initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education and […]

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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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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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My Learning experience with a new language: Node.js – FUNKE OYEDUN WAAW Foundation Software Developer

  A little bit about me I am Olufunke, a wife, mother and software developer. I have a degree in computer applications, but all I know for the past 3 years in programming language is self-taught. My journey into information technology discipline started when I became fed-up with the way university curriculum were designed in […]

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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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