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Inspiring Girls in Sub-Saharan Africa to Pursue Careers in STEM

This article was originally published on the Level Up Village blog by Andrea Sherman. Level Up Village actively seeks out innovative global partner organizations to team up with, in order to provide cutting-edge STEM to underserved populations of students. This January, we launched a partnership with WAAW, which stands for Working to Advance STEM education for […]

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Digital Gender Gap Is A Major Problem In Modern Society

Digital gender gap is a major constraint to innovation, growth and economic development.  It weakens the innovation potential of a society by hindering a large proportion of citizen’s productivity. Digital gender gap is a gender inequality with regard to fewer women having access to the use and impact of information communication and technology. Womenfolk are […]

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“The Future Of Women In The Tech Industry Is Yet To Be Fully Achieved” – Ebele Agu

Ebele Agu is the Vice President and Board Secretary of WAAW Foundation. Ebele is very passionate about education, she believes everyone should have access to education and be given an opportunity to realize their full potential. She is especially dedicated to ensuring that the African girl child is given an opportunity and access to STEM […]

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AFRICAN WOMEN IN TECH CONFERENCE CO-LOCATE WITH HIVE AFRICA GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Application is opened for the 2017 HIVE Africa Global Leaders Program. This is a 3-day holistic innovative, entrepreneurship and leadership training designed around life, work and the world.  Program attendees will have the opportunity to join a committed network of mission-driven leaders, implement daily habits that will help make a big impact, create an action […]

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Meet Winners of WAAW Foundation 2017 STEM Scholarship Award

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, in year 2016, announced her annual scholarships award to students who demonstrate 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 […]

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The Outcome Of The ITU, UN Women And SXSW Panel: Do Women In Tech Really Matter?

Year after year, the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival is a sell-out success story. This year, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ITU) and UN Women jointly organized a panel discussion on “why women in tech matters?” in the context of the conference that is popularly known for its […]

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SXSW PANEL: WHY WOMEN IN TECH MATTER MAR 11, 2017 | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

It’s women’s week {International Women’s Day}, and that means we have a lot to talk about. SXSW panel’s guest speakers Dr. Unoma Okorafor, Niamh Scanlon, Doreen Bogdan-Martin and William Hurley, will be tackling the most disturbing issue in tech industry. They will discuss the issue of gender balance in the field of technology. This is […]

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International Women’s Day: More Than Just a Day

Women have become the embodiment of modern perception, as more and more women are becoming change agents in the world.  The corporate world has recorded a huge shift in the working population and productivity of women in recent time, and so gender parity is taking a new turn. Scores of women are taking lead in […]

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Our Vice-President’s Thank you Note – 2016/2017

THANK YOU At the beginning of every year, I get the opportunity to write this short heartfelt thank you for the previous year. This year is no different and there isn’t enough words that can aptly express how thankful we are at WAAW Foundation for our partners and supporters. At WAAW foundation our vision remains […]

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Our President’s Annual Remark – 2016/2017

Dear WAAW Foundation Family, 2016 was another remarkable year for WAAW Foundation. This year, our vision became even clearer, and we moved purposefully towards achieving significant progress towards  building a movement to empower women and girls across the African continent in STEM. We believe in the potential of African women to use Technology to transform […]

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