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Highlights from Gender Summit in Rwanda

From Monday, March 19th – 20th 2018, Female researchers and women in STEM gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the Gender Summit 14 Africa. The theme for this two day summit was “Climate Change through Gender lens”. This is a call for more females to promote gender balance in Africa. Gender Summit Africa exposed participants to […]

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TESTIMONIALS FROM SHE HACKS AFRICA COHORT #4 PARTICIPANTS

“This boot camp has been a very good eye-opener for me and I want to say a very big thank you to WAAW Foundation and She Hacks Africa. Thank you”. Ogbonna Ada Glory. “This Cohort has been a huge move to my development and career. I have the strong belief that I am better than […]

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WAAW foundation CEO and President’s 2018 Remark

A NEW CHAPTER FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS Dear WAAW Foundation Family, Never in our 10 year history has WAAW Foundation been so well position to deliver lasting impact to millions of girls across Africa. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this 2017, I feel a deep sense of gratitude to God who inspired the […]

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WAAW FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR WAAW UNIVERSITY CHAPTER FELLOWS

WAAW Foundation offers international internships to outstanding College Chapter fellows in partnership with host companies in the United States from 8-12 weeks. The international Internship provides WAAW College Chapter fellows with practical work experience that enhances their personal and professional development. Interns are provided with STEM hands-on experience that impacts their future career and contribute […]

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LOOKING FORWARD TO S(HE) HACKS AFRICA COHORT #4 BOOTCAMP

It’s here again!!! The S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #4 Bootcamp is planned to groom another set of young energetic talents in Lagos from February 2018. Just like the last Cohort #3 held in October 2016, this next cohort is fashioned to even get better with our seasoned experts and project-based curriculum. This 4-week intensive Software […]

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Heart-warming end of year Thank you note from WAAW’s Vice President

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 […]

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THE AMAZING HIGHLIGHTS OF S(HE) HACKS AFRICA COHORT #3 BOOTCAMP

From Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, youths from various states in Nigeria, converged in Lagos for the S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #3 Boot camp. This 4-week intensive Software Programming, Leadership and Entrepreneurship training was organized by WAAW Foundation, which has been on the mission to empower youth, most especially girls in technology and software programming through […]

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What they are saying about She Hacks Africa Bootcamp #cohort3

“Thank you! Thank you! God Bless! to the organisers of SHE HACKS AFRICA! The Knowledge I have acquired in such a short period of time can’t be quantified, and to all wonderful people I have met…to the Greatest Achievers group. Together we will change the world”  – Funke “SHE HACKS AFRICA simply the best! I […]

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Chinyere Ihuegbu’s Speech at She Hacks Africa Cohort 3 closing ceremony

My name is Chinyere Ihuegbu. I studied Biochemistry and I am still learning about biochemistry. I chose this facinating discipline because I was interested in knowing how the body works – from little malfunctions that cause a disease to creating therapeutic solutions in to remedy biochemical abnormalities. During my undergraduate program I also picked an […]

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Oracle Academy Facilitates (S)he Hacks Africa Week 3

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation is excited to partner with ORACLE Academy to train 30 Nigerian youths in software programming at the third (S)he Hacks Africa 4-week coding boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria.  Oracle academy’s mission is to advance computer science education globally to drive knowledge, innovation, skills development and diversity in technology […]

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