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WAAW SCHOLARSHIP ALUMNI – MY SUCCESS STORY

I am Rebecca Nanjala a graduate of Civil Engineering from the University of Nairobi Kenya, and an alumni chapter lead of the WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program at the University of Nairobi Kenya. I won the WAAW Foundation scholarship in 2015 when I was in my 3rd year of university. College was expensive, the scholarship […]

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Announcement: STEM/ICT Teachers Training -For Secondary School Teachers

The WAAW Foundation STEM and Digital Literacy Teachers Training will train 100 trainers who are STEM and ICT secondary school teachers in Abuja, Lagos, and Imo states; Our aim is to develop the Teachers’ professional skills, introduce them to relevant STEM applications that could be adapted for use in the classroom and improve teaching pedagogy. As more […]

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WAAW receives 2019 ACT Grant Award

  Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation was awarded a grant of $21,000 from the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation for the expansion of the She Hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp program in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. This grant will be used specifically to train 300 Nigerian youth on Software Programming, Entrepreneurship […]

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Welcome To Our New Office!

After months of thorough search and difficult work done by some of our colleagues directly involved in organizing the whole process, we have finally moved into our new office. From now on you can find us at 3rd Floor, 117 Apapa Road, via Costain, Ebute Metta, Lagos. You will see this address updated in our […]

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Fully Funded Coding Boot Camp: Abuja and Lagos

She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp for African Youths Don’t miss this great opportunity!!!  Apply Now  for (S)he Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Deadline: Application closes 1 week to the commencement of each Cohort. For the second year running, WAAW Foundation in partnership with ACT Foundation has opened up applications for her 2019 “She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp” […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM outreach fellows celebrate International day for girls and women in science

According to a UN study from 14 countries, the probability for female students graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in science is 18%, while the male equivalent is 37%. Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM Outreach and mentorship program

At WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Woman) Foundation, A 501© non-profit organization (EIN 20-8576703), We have a mission to increase the pipeline of African women entering into Science and Technology fields and ensure they are engaged in Technology innovation and Entrepreneurship to benefit Africa at large. Our core focus is […]

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My Learning experience with a new language: Node.js – FUNKE OYEDUN WAAW Foundation Software Developer

  A little bit about me I am Olufunke, a wife, mother and software developer. I have a degree in computer applications, but all I know for the past 3 years in programming language is self-taught. My journey into information technology discipline started when I became fed-up with the way university curriculum were designed in […]

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Female Developers and The Impostor Syndrome – Mary Abiodun (She Hacks Africa Alumni)

Within the short time I have been in the tech ecosystem, I have had the opportunity to have several discussions with countless number of female developers and one thing that is common among them is the impostor syndrome. With female developers who have more years of experience, the story is different as they have found […]

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WAAW Foundation participated in the Facebook for Education program

WAAW Foundation participated in Facebook for Education which aims at building learning communities in Nigeria. The aim is to create programs, tools and products to build diverse learning communities that brings the world closer together. To achieve the purpose why Facebook for Education was initiated, it was divided into 3 sections, which are; Activate: This […]

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