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WAAW launched Technology Training Institute in Lagos

WAAW foundation is proud to announce the launch of its training institute in Lagos, Nigeria. The training institute aims to provide a world-class educational environment with an advanced hands-on Science, Technology and Engineering training curriculum, taught by experienced instructors. The training institute has started offering training of secondary school students in Computer programming. From April […]

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WAAW founder & president selected to attend 2016 Hive Harvard University Global leaders Program

  The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation founder and President, Dr. Unoma Ndili Okorafor has been selected to attend Hive Harvard University Global leaders Program from April 14-16 in Boston. Hive is a new type of educational experience for extraordinary CEOs, leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, artists, and innovators who are actively working […]

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WAAW foundation at 2016 Google Techmakers Summit

WAAW at Google Techmakers Int’l Women’s Day Summit. WAAW foundation was pleased to participate in the 2016 Google Techmakers summit on Saturday, 19th March, 2016 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Two of the foundation’s executive team, Tolulope Owajoba and Florence Ogunbor, were selected to attend the summit. Women Techmakers is Google’s global program […]

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El-Mansur Atelier Group sponsors WAAW foundation’s initiatives

  El-Mansur Atelier Group is an AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) company with a commitment to providing bespoke design and construction services using a combination of the most appropriate technology as well as highly skilled and motivated employees to achieve its goals under international best practice standards. The company supported our 2014 STEM camp by donating an […]

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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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WAAW Foundation in Partnership with ELiTe as 2014 Africa Rise Award Recipient

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation and the Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering are partnering to promote African girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) and Computer science field in 2014. Working to Advance STEM Education for African women (WAAW) Foundation works to build the pipeline of African […]

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2013 STEM CAMP PARTICIPANT – ADEGEYE ADESOLA

I am a SS2 science student from Airforce Secondary School, Lagos, Nigeria and a participant of the WAAW Foundation 2013 STEM Camp themed; Robotics and Renewable Energy Camp for African Girls. I had a fascinating, interesting, educative and fun filled moment at the STEM Camp. The classes we had where mainly practical classes (we had to […]

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WAAW FOUNDATION AT 2013 WRO NATIONALS COMPETITION

LEGO EDUCATION, one of our 2013 STEM camp sponsors were honoured to receive our camp participants at their 2013 World Robots Olympiad(WRO) Nationals Competition program which took place on Monday, 30th September, 2013 at the Oriental Hotel Banquet Hall, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria As part of our mission is to create a long term relationship for our […]

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WAAW Foundation 2013 STEM Camp – A Success!

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation in partnership with Womens Technology Empowerment Center (W.TEC) Nigeria just concluded a high quality, exciting and technically challenging one week residential Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp for African Girls in Senior Secondary School (9th to 12th Grades). The theme of the camp was […]

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