WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women) Foundation is an international non-profit organization founded in 2007. Headquartered in Lagos Nigeria with offices in Abuja Nigeria, Kigali Rwanda and Allen Texas.
The Power of Women
Education and Leadership
Impact and Giving Back
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Localization, gender and Cultural Sensitivity
Expand African engagement in Technology Innovation by increasing the pipeline for African women through STEM training, entrepreneurship & leadership.
A world where every African girl is empowered with the opportunity to Innovate through Technology.
Empowering African Women to become impactful leaders to benefit Africa through experiential STEM Education, Leadership and Entrepreneurship Training.
WAAW Foundation’s target is to increase the number of African women in STEM by 10%, and build female technology innovators who create 10,000 jobs to impact their communities.
90% of participants enter and stay in STEM fields.
501(c) EIN: 20-8576703