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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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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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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 […]

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Discover how we have been working to promote STEM Education for girls in Africa

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 […]

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Encouraging Women In STEM Industries

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 […]

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The WAAW foundation 4th STEM camp program was another huge success!

Recently, The Working to Advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation in partnership with ETSD foundation and AFRITEX initiative organized a 6-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp, designed to create opportunity for secondary school girls to explore STEM as well as Computer Science training through technology-rich demonstrations, classroom presentations, hands-on activities and […]

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Application for our 2016 STEM teachers training is open!

  We invite secondary school teachers from Government or Public secondary schools across Nigeria to apply for our new and unique training module on Computer programming and STEM hands-on activities. The training workshop will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from August 6-10, 2016. During the 5-day workshop, teachers will learn how to build a robot, […]

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Application is open for Summer STEM Camp for girls in Abuja, Nigeria

The application period for 2016 WAAW foundation Summer camp, a week-long, fun, hands-on STEM immersion program for secondary school girls, is now open. This summer, The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation is hosting 40 Secondary school girls for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp designed to inspire African […]

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Top 25 Tech-hubs in Africa

As the need for great tech talent increases, hot tech hubs are popping up around African countries as excellent places to join together, create communities and foster growth. Africa faces some hurdles in developing information technology. Even though global Internet penetration is about 32%, it’s lower in Africa, where only around 11% of the population […]

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Launching Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Lagos, Nigeria

Today, WAAW foundation and AWELE Academy announced the launching of a Technology Leadership and Entrepreneurship Boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria. “We are excited to announce the first cohort of WAAW foundation’s African Women Engineering, Leadership and Entrepreneurship (AWELE) Academy – a 12 week coding, leadership and technology entrepreneurship boot-camp/school in Lagos, Nigeria.” Said, Ebele Agu, WAAW […]

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