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 […]
WAAW Foundation has been announced as a member of distinguished panel that will be reviewing nominations for the 2017 ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards. This was made known in a press release issued by the International Telecommunication Union ( ITU) News. “The ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender […]
Women have been writing the narratives of technology over a long period and this makes one wonder why the reporting of women activities in tech is not as popular as that of men. Women have had great influence on how things in technology works right from the early years. The role of women is not […]
Discover How we have been working to promote STEM Education for girls in Africa Our Annual reports give us the opportunity to report to you — the people who support us and make our work possible — on our recent achievements. But the work we do far exceeds the capacity of this report to tell […]
THANK YOU At the beginning of every year, I get the opportunity to write this short heartfelt thank you for the previous year. This year is no different and there isn’t enough words that can aptly express how thankful we are at WAAW Foundation for our partners and supporters. At WAAW foundation our vision remains […]
Dear WAAW Foundation Family, 2016 was another remarkable year for WAAW Foundation. This year, our vision became even clearer, and we moved purposefully towards achieving significant progress towards building a movement to empower women and girls across the African continent in STEM. We believe in the potential of African women to use Technology to transform […]
Historically, gender imbalance has been a cancer that has plagued almost every aspect of life. In the education sector, nowhere is this more evident than in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, collectively known as STEM. The STEM fields have always experienced a woman problem all across the world, but more so in […]
Watch and listen to our President’s speech at the 2016 GEM Tech Awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.