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OPEN VOLUNTEER POSITIONS IN WAAW FOUNDATION

WAAW Foundation is currently seeking volunteers to fill the positions below: 1. Grant writer position 2. Website designer (wordpress) 3. Graphics Designer 4. Video Editor 5. Video creative director 6. Social media assistant 7. Public relations associate 8. Administrative assistant 9. Program evaluator and Impact assessment assistant 10. Blog content writer. Also, our team is […]

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WHERE DOES THE MYTH LIMITING WOMEN FROM CAREER EXCELLENCE COME FROM?

WAAW is giving opportunities to young girls to express themselves in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), connecting them with the best opportunities in Africa and beyond.                         WAAW 2017 fellows: scholars from different higher institutions across Africa who won WAAW Foundation’s fellowship opportunity. WAAW believes women can thrive in tech, if […]

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Unoma Okorafor: Invest in self-development. I have never met a great leader who is not a reader.

Dr. Unoma Okorafor is the founder and CEO of Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education for African women, and working to ensure that talent is engaged in technology and innovation on the African continent. A serial and social entrepreneur, […]

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THE GLOBAL GRAND CHALLENGES AND THE GLOBAL LEADERS

The maiden edition of Hive Africa global leaders program on the 19th- 22nd of April 2017 was a big eye opener and an opportunity for world leaders to communicate and resolve some of the world’s greatest challenges one step at a time. This event was a spectacular experience for many talented participants, mostly youths, from […]

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How Dr. Unoma Okorafor Is Empowering African Girls In STEM Education With WAAW Foundation

The New African Woman magazine held the second edition of its popularly-received New African Woman Forum(NAW Forum) in Dakar, Senegal, on 12 and 13 April, building on the success of its inaugural event that took place in London last March. The forum believes that the key to Africa’s development lies in harnessing the contributions, potential and creativity of […]

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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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