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AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECH CONFERENCE CO-LOCATE WITH HIVE AFRICA GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Application is opened for the 2017 HIVE Africa Global Leaders Program. This is a 3-day holistic innovative, entrepreneurship and leadership training designed around life, work and the world.  Program attendees will have the opportunity to join a committed network of mission-driven leaders, implement daily habits that will help make a big impact, create an action […]

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THE NEED TO IMPROVE YOUR IT CAREER

Looking to boost your entrepreneurial skills and keep yourself in business? Being successful is all about professionalism; it is important and gets you paid. Tech skills have become the fundamental requirement for many lucrative careers and 90% of future jobs will strictly require these skills. You might have been met with so many impracticable endeavors […]

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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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Our Vice-President’s Thank you Note – 2016/2017

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 […]

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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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5 NEW YEAR’s RESOLUTION TO FAST TRACK YOUR STEM SKILLS

Many would admit that less than half of the people who make New Year’s resolutions are able to actualize them. Perhaps only 8% of these resolutions are practicable. STEM skills are inevitable, useful in all spheres of life and applicable to all professions. No STEM skill is a waste especially in this present 21st century […]

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Dr. Unoma Okorafor’s speech at the 2016 GEM Tech Awards ceremony

Watch and listen to our President’s speech at the 2016 GEM Tech Awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.

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WAAW foundation, 2016 GEM-TECH Awards Winner

We are so proud and excited to receive the 2016 GEM-Tech award. Three extraordinary organizations were announced on the 15th of November 2016 as winners of the 2016 GEM-TECH Awards at a ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand for their efforts to promote the empowerment of women and girls through information and communication technology (ICT), and a […]

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October STEM chaper outreach activities

In October, our STEM chapter fellows in Makerere University,Uganda, University of Benin city, Nigeria and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana organized four College-to-secondary school STEM outreach and mentoring programs and impacted 235 secondary school girls. The overarching goal of this program is to bridge the secondary school to college continuum for STEM and […]

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Seeking Success for Girls in STEM

Seeking Success for Girls in STEM October 04, 2016 “What has been one of your most rewarding experiences?” The question was a difficult one for 2007–08 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow and founder of the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation Unoma Okorafor. “Being a part of other people’s success stories,” she […]

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