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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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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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HAPPY EASTER IN ADVANCE

Easter holiday is a great way to celebrate with family, share love, laughter and togetherness. At WAAW Foundation, we have a special way of celebrating with kids and at the same time building their intellectual capacities; we call this “WAAW Code School”. At WAAW code school, each child is open to the training that molds […]

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WEB RESOURCES FOR ICT DEVELOPMENT

As the world goes digital, numerous resources have become available to enhance skills development ranging from Software Programming, Web and Mobile App development, Content Management Systems, Digital Marketing, Online Portfolios, Graphic Design, 2D and 3D Animation, etc. Accessing these resources have become very critical for everyone. So here is a list of online resources available […]

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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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Heart-warming end of year Thank you note from WAAW’s Vice President

Our tenth year as a not for profit cannot go by without me thanking each of you! In 2007, my friend and the Founder of WAAW, Dr. Unoma Okorafor,  thought about this great opportunity that has grown beyond what she may have imagined then. I joined in 2011 and every year I am more awed […]

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It’s That Time of The Year: The Hour of Code!

                                                                                The Hour of Code is a global movement for increasing access to computer science by breaking stereotypes and opening door to brand new skill in just one hour. It is an avenue to introduce students and the public to coding and other computer science activities. The idea is that one hour is not too […]

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THE AMAZING HIGHLIGHTS OF S(HE) HACKS AFRICA COHORT #3 BOOTCAMP

From Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, youths from various states in Nigeria, converged in Lagos for the S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #3 Boot camp. This 4-week intensive Software Programming, Leadership and Entrepreneurship training was organized by WAAW Foundation, which has been on the mission to empower youth, most especially girls in technology and software programming through […]

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