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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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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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MEET 2019 WAAW SCHOLARS

In year 2018, Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, announced her annual scholarships program to students who demonstrate financial need and prove their status as full time students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related course in an African University. The initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education and […]

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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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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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WAAW foundation at UN Women Leaders’ forum

In a bid to promote peaceful election in the upcoming general election in Nigeria, the United Nation (UN) Women, The African Union (AU) and The Embassy of Germany on the 30th of January, 2019 organized a 1-day women leader forum aimed at “Promoting peaceful election” at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The president and founder of […]

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INTERNATIONAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR WAAW CHAPTER SCHOLARS/FELLOWS

WAAW Foundation offers international internships to outstanding WAAW College Chapter fellows in partnership with AIESEC and hosts 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 a practical experience that impacts their future […]

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What 2018 looks like for us at WAAW foundation

    WAAW foundation is super proud of its accomplishment this year, woohoo! With a dedicated team, passionate board members, supportive partners, unstinted sponsors and donors, WAAW foundation provided various educational opportunities that empowered African girls and youth in 2018. Here is a highlight of our 2018 work: Implemented 6 She Hacks Africa cohorts, (February – November); sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust foundation (ACT […]

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What Miss Theola Amiokhaibhor had to say about just concluded She Hacks Africa Cohort 9

I have always wanted to be more, to know more and to be able to do more than what is expected. The opportunity came when a friend of mine encouraged me to apply  for a scholarship to learn coding at a 4-week intensive training bootcamp- SHA( She Hacks Africa) , a scholarship funded by Aspire […]

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