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WAAW foundation celebrates 2018 International Day of the Girl Child

October 11 every year has been marked as the International Day of the Girl; A day aimed to promote girls’ rights, highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face and promoting girls’ empowerment to improve girls lives. According to the 2018 theme: With Her: A Skilled Girl-Force; we stand with girls everywhere as they […]

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WAAW foundation marks 2018 Africa Code Week

  The Africa Code Week 2018 started at WAAW foundation on the 8th of October which was initiated by software development group (SAP) as a mission to instill digital literacy and 21st century coding skills to over 600,000 young learners in over 36 nations through the means of working closely with private, public and non-profit […]

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Highlights of the She hacks Africa Cohort 7 bootcamp, sponsored by Act foundation

The WAAW She Hacks Africa coding, entrepreneurship and leadership training program (Cohort 7), sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation, Act foundation started on the 3rd of September with all participants looking bright and highly expectant of what the following thirty days would bring, and as expected and even beyond, it was a great and impactful […]

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2019 WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Young Women in STEM

2018/2019 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT  Online application available at http://www.waawfoundation.org/scholarships. Complete the online application and submit supporting materials. Applications open September 19, 2018 and are due on or before 12 midnight on 30 November, 2018.*** Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email. WAAW Foundation 2019 Scholarship Application opens September 19, 2018. WAAW is pleased to announce […]

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Team-Alpha shared experience at She Hacks Africa #cohort 7 Week 1

This article is a summary of what group ALPHA which is also the first group in the (s)he hacks Africa cohort 7 which consist of Boluwatife, Grace, Gabriel, Joshua, David and Mary did during the week one. On the first day of our boot-camp, we had our registrations, icebreaker routine of exercises, and then an […]

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2018 Summer Code School was a success

Code is a language of communication between humans and machines. With codes, humans can literally tell the computer what to do. In recent time, coding or writing codes has become a fundamental skill, but very few kids have the opportunity to learn programming because it is rarely taught in schools. It’s a subject so important […]

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OUTCOMES FROM OUR 2018 LAGOS CODE SCHOOL

During the Easter holiday, WAAW Foundation fulfilled the mandate to engage and equip young minds with Computer programming skills through our 2018 Code School program. It was so exciting to see the creative abilities of these kids come alive in just 5 days! Both boys and girls between the ages of 10-17 from different backgrounds […]

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Education for Science and Maths through the STEM framework – International Seminar Israel

The International seminar on “Education for Science and Maths through the STEM framework” organized by MASHAV an Israeli Agency for International Development Cooperation at Aharon Ofri International Training Centre Jerusalem, Israel from January 14th to 2nd February, 2018. The seminar had 23 persons in attendance comprising of educators from Ministry of Education departments, School Principals, […]

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WAAW FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR WAAW UNIVERSITY CHAPTER FELLOWS

WAAW Foundation offers international internships to outstanding WAAW 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 […]

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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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