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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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May Outreach and Mentoring program

The WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program was launched in 2013. This program aims to train and equip college students to organize STEM outreach chapters within their Universities and promote STEM education and learning amongst secondary school students. The overall goal of the WAAW foundation STEM outreach and Mentoring program is to bridge the secondary school-to-college continuum […]

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WAAW Foundation 2014 STEM Camp – A Success!

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation exposed 32 young African girls to various STEM & CS knowledge and skills. WAAW Foundation has successfully completed a high quality, exciting, technically challenging 6-day residential Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) & Computing science (CS) camp for African girls in senior secondary school 1 […]

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STEM outreach program in University of Port-harcourt, UNIPORT, Nigeria

Working to advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation launched the STEM fellows outreach program at the University of Port-harcourt (UNIPORT), Nigeria. The UNIPORT cell  is a student led initiative which comprises 3 female  undergraduate students (fellows) studying STEM related courses and led by Chineye Ezeakor. Chineye is a final year Electrical and Electronic engineering […]

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First WAAW Foundation Outreach Program Training- A Huge Success!

On February 3rd, 2014, WAAW Foundation  completed its first Outreach and Mentoring Program Training in Durban, South Africa.  Seven Fellows from the cell based out of the University of Kwazulu-Natal took part in the 6-day training, led by Frances Van Sloun, Operations Director for WAAW Foundation. Fellows had a blast exploring new curriculum, activities, and […]

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School Outreach and Mentoring by Rose Macharia

Rose Macharia is a 2013 WAAW Scholarship recipient. Interviewing her was a great inspiration for us. As much as she was struggling to pay for her tuition, she was still able to start a mentoring outreach for students in her community. She has done a fantastic job already and we are encouraging her to do […]

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