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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 ACT foundation (212 young Nigerian […]

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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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Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girls’ Education: Entrepreneurship, Coding & STEM at Hammamet, Tunisia.

The African Union – International Centre for Girls and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is a specialized institution of the African Union since 2004 dealing with women and girls’ education in Africa.  The second edition workshop of the African Union – International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) on “Youth Capacity Building […]

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African Science Week 2018 – Nigeria

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung celebrates NEF Africa Science Week 2018 in Nigeria in 35 African countries: Nigeria Zambia, Sudan, Benin, Angola, Uganda, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Malawi, Swaziland, The Gambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Tanzania, Burundi, Sierra Leone, Burkina […]

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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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How Young Women and Girls Can Effortlessly Get Involved In Technology

It is highly important to involve women in STEM and computer science professions and there is no better time to promote that than now.  Many women these days are taking advantage of technology innovation around them and themselves becoming more inventive by the day. Here are some ways you can effortlessly participate in STEM and […]

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WAAW RECEIVES GRANT FROM ACT FOUNDATION FOR STEM AND DIGITAL LITERACY WORKSHOP

Lagos, Nigeria, July 27, 2017 – WAAW Foundation, a leading provider of STEM and Digital Literacy Education, and proponent of gender parity, is pleased to announce its recently awarded grant by the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation.  These funds will support the launch of 30-week Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) and digital literacy workshop for […]

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Women In Tech Discussion Panel: Experts Identity Skills Development As Key To SUCCESS

To succeed as a woman in the technology industry, you have to try what Chioma Agwuegbo said – develop your skills and grow your network. The tip was one of several shared by discussants at the Advancing Women In Technology discussion panel hosted by WAAW Foundation on Wednesday, July 12 2017, in Abuja, Nigeria. The […]

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WHERE DOES THE MYTH LIMITING WOMEN FROM CAREER EXCELLENCE COME FROM?

WAAW is giving opportunities to young girls to express themselves in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), connecting them with the best opportunities in Africa and beyond.                         WAAW 2017 fellows: scholars from different higher institutions across Africa who won WAAW Foundation’s fellowship opportunity. WAAW believes women can thrive in tech, if […]

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