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Promoting STEM Education / ICT through Teachers Training

This summer, The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, trained 78 STEM teachers in its just-concluded 4th Annual STEM teachers training programme for secondary school STEM educators in Lagos and Abuja. The overall aim was to provide STEM teachers with sufficient academic skills and deliberately influence a behavior change among teachers […]

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Never Too Late To Start – My Tech Story

Mary Abiodun who is an alumna of She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Cohort 3, shares how she started her journey to becoming a software developer. I decided to write about this to remind me of how I started this journey, how I felt at the beginning, and to let you know that it is […]

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2019 SHE HACKS AFRICA CODING BOOTCAMP – COHORT 12

She Hacks Africa coding Boot camp (Cohort 12), sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation, started on the1st of July 2019 with a total of  39 youths. The goal of the initiative is to increase the number of young females in the technology workforce and to enhance the livelihood of young Nigerians.   It was an impactful and […]

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Why kids should learn Coding

When kids are introduced to coding, they gain an appreciation of how digital technology work. Digital technology is a big part of many kids’ lives, as they are surrounded by smartphones, video games, video entertainment, websites, and even robots. What drives this technology is software or computer programs that are created by coding. Like learning […]

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Fellows Mentorship Series With Dr Unoma Okorafor

On the 10th of July, WAAW fellows had a Mentorship series with Dr. Unoma Okorafor, the founder of WAAW foundation. WAAW fellows had the opportunity to ask questions, share stories and challenges of their chapters. Dr Unoma Okorafor reiterated the vision and the mission of WAAW Foundation. She talked about the programs in WAAW foundation […]

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WAAW SCHOLARSHIP ALUMNI – MY SUCCESS STORY

I am Rebecca Nanjala a graduate of Civil Engineering from the University of Nairobi Kenya, and an alumni chapter lead of the WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program at the University of Nairobi Kenya. I won the WAAW Foundation scholarship in 2015 when I was in my 3rd year of university. College was expensive, the scholarship […]

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MY SUCCESS STORY AS A WAAW TEACHERS’ TRAINING ALUMNI

Stephanie Akinwoya is an alumnus of the WAAW foundation teacher training program. She is a physics teacher presently at Iju senior grammar school, Lagos who is totally committed to students success inside the classroom and in life. A graduate of physics from Imo state university with a postgraduate diploma in education from Usmanu Danfodiyo University […]

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2019 SHE HACKS AFRICA CODING BOOTCAMP – COHORT 10 & 11

From May 20th to June 28th, WAAW Foundation in partnership with the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) foundation implemented two training workshops of the She Hacks Africa coding boot camp, an initiative whose goal is to improve the livelihood of young Nigerians and increase the number of females in technology workforce. The training workshops held in […]

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Starting Out as a Female in Science and Technology

It is common to find out these days that many women and girls are not taking up careers in science and technology but from history it was never so. You can read more about this “secret” history here, where you will find out about how women started in science and technology back in the years, […]

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WAAW Foundation hosts Boost Your Business with Facebook

With the advent of technology and the societal penetration & acceptability of Social Media which is termed the New Media, the narrative behind Marketing has changed. Exposing your products and services to potential customers requires you meeting them where they are; Online. There are over 4,269,372,209 Internet Users in the world (source: https://www.internetlivestats.com/), out of […]

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