Executive Board

Olanma Loveth Imo

Chief Operating Officer

Loveth joined WAAW Foundation in 2012 and has served as a volunteer, counselor and recently as STEM camp director. She leads the planning and organization of several WAAW programs including residential camps, teacher training, after-school programs and national STEM competitions for secondary girls. Loveth led the marketing efforts at WAAW foundation until 2016 when she took over as the Business Development Manager. She excels in program development, organizational and strategic planning, partnership building and fundraising. In June 2018, she was promoted to the position of Chief Operating officer having significantly increased the organization’s database, Designing and implementing business operations and Overseeing operations of the company and the work of executives.  She completed the Mathematics for Sub-saharan African (MS4SSA) Program on teaching with technologies at Worcester Polytechnic Insitute, MA, USA. She manages the WAAW Foundation office in Abuja, Nigeria.  Loveth graduated with honors in Geology and Mining (BSC) from The Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria. She is an avid reader and enjoys networking.

 


 

Ofonime Brown

Program Manager

Ofonime joined WAAW Foundation in the year 2020 and participated in a 2 weeks SHE HACKS AFRICA Boot camp in Abuja, Nigeria. where she was trained as a software developer and later volunteered as a mentor on software development virtual Bootcamp. She is also a software advocate and passionate about bringing more women to tech. She is highly skilled in building software, I.T. products and services offering development, project & products management and in leading high-performing teams in the ideation and execution of impactful and scalable go-to-software strategies, She outstrips in Program development and organization and loves speaking in Tech conferences where she was nominated for global awards in women tech network. Ofonime has Masters in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool.


Susan Odere

Programs Manager

Susan holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. She is a certified Professional Project Manager, a Digital Marketing Strategist, a techovation mentor and is a Graphics Designer par excellence. Susan is an alumnus of She Hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp where she became certified in front-end and back-end programming, she is also an alumnus of Data Science Nigeria. She is passionate about educating and encouraging more females to take on the Tech field.

She is also very passionate about reforming the way STEM related subjects are taught in schools and ensuring more value is placed on the teaching profession in Nigeria.
Susan joined WAAW Foundation as a Digital Marketer/Graphic Designer.
Susan is a Data Science and UI/UX enthusiast. She loves technology, designing, teaching, public speaking, cooking, and reading.

Sunday Ishaya

Software Trainer

Sunday is an experienced Full Stack Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, software training, and IT consultancy. A strong engineering professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Jos.

 

Since 2014, Sunday has been a Software Developer with experience and proficiency in both front and back-end development with deep knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, BOOTSTRAP, SCSS, UI Kit, XML, JQuery, AJAX, Python, PHP, Flask, Nodejs and Reactjs. 

He is also a passionate software trainer and has trained over 4000 interns since 2015. He worked for Andela for 3 years as a mentor and trainer for the Andela Learning Community ALC and the Google Africa Developers Scholarship GADS which has delivered software learning to 33,000+ developers across 17+ countries in Africa. He has been part of many software training at nHub Nigeria, NTech Software (NPower), and meetups in more than 7 states in Nigeria.


JONAH ONAH

Program Manager

Jonah is a Web Application Developer currently working as Program Manager at WAAW Foundation. He has been in the software development space for over 8 years delivering new and innovative solutions to several companies, including startups, and SMEs. He is very passionate about Training Young People and equipping them with software skills relevant for their future. 

Jonah is proficient in a range of languages including HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, SCSS, Javascript, PHP, Python, and Dart. He is also knowledgeable in these frameworks, React, Vue, Django, and Flutter. 

He is always open to learning and improving his skills as technology keeps changing. He is married and has 2 beautiful girls. He loves to read tech books and spends his spare time with family.

 


Elisha Anebi

Business Development Officer

Elisha is a graduate of Mathematics from the University of Jos. He also has a Master’s degree in applied mathematics from the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi where he is currently running a Ph.D. program in Applied Mathematics, with an area of specialization in Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Modeling. Elisha has taught in a nursery school and Three secondary schools in Jos, Plateau state, and Benue state Nigeria. He has also worked as a Relationship Manager with the United Bank for Africa, UBA PLC, and also a Sales Associate with Polaris Bank Ltd and Cadbury Nigeria PLC. He has equally acquired Six certificates of Achievements with USAID, WHO, and UNICEF in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation, Health Cluster Coordination, Go. Data-Field data collection, After-action Review, Public Health interventions in Pandemics and Epidemics and Global Educational Cluster core1 Coordination. He has also served in various leadership positions as Assistant Pastor in Charge of Parish in RCCG in Benue state, NCCF Coordinator, and MDG sub-zonal coordinator in Gombe 2010

Elisha derives pleasure in teaching and impacting the youth.

 

 


Grace Oteh

STEM Trainer

Grace holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Extension from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She joined WAAW Foundation in 2018 as a scholarship beneficiary, thereby, affording her the privilege of setting up a STEM outreach chapter at her University community. She carried out outreach programs to secondary schools which majorly involves tutoring and mentoring girls on STEM Education. Grace participated at the 2019 STEM teachers and fellows summit at Lagos, Nigeria where she was trained in Software development. Grace currently serves in WAAW Foundation as an intern and Volunteer Manager where she is responsible for volunteer recruitment, training, and support. She enjoys traveling and networking.


Olubayo Tunmise Marketing and Social Media Manager WAAW Foundation

Olubayo Tunmise

Social Media and Marketing Manager

Olubayo is a graduate of Zoology from Obafemi Awolowo University. He is a certified Digital Marketer from Google Digital Skills for Africa, with an interest in still and motion graphics. He was a fellow at the first Forbes Digital Accelerator Program in Nigeria and has participated in several Financial, Leadership, and Technological Literacy Programs. He has experience in Corporate Marketing and Communications, Procurement, Operations, Strategy, Warehouse, and Logistic Management, Information Flow and Crisis Management, and Growth hacking. He is passionate about projecting an organization’s values and benefits to the public while helping it to scale up in terms of capacity and impact. Olubayo is on the WAAW Foundation team and he is responsible for the organization’s communication to the outside world and its brand equity.


Bamidele Joseph

Assistant Program Manager

Joseph Olawale Bamidele is a graduate of Mathematics with active interest in the field of Mathematical Computing, Software Development, Web Design and Game Systems. He develops solutions related to education using software technologies. In 2020, as a member of Cohort 20, he completed the Front-end and Back-end Bootcamp training at the She Hacks Africa (SHA) program. He holds a certification in Professional Development and Engagement from the British Council and Partner Schools Global Network (PSGN). He provides mentoring to budding software developers and supervises a community of interactions involving aspiring professionals in tech. Joseph is a strong advocate of Assessment-based learning and he builds tools to help teachers with curating good assessments. He loves reading, meeting people with like minds, tweaking and tinkering, and writing poetry. His choice Web development stack include: JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, Codeigniter v4, and Bootstrap v5.


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