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Seeking Success for Girls in STEM [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] 2007–08 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow Unoma Okorafor[/caption] October 04, 2016 “What has been one of your most rewarding experiences?” The question was a difficult one for 2007–08 AAUW Selected Professions Fellow and founder of the Working to Advance STEM...

Each year, students from around the world receive billions of dollars in scholarships, and Africa is not short of recipients. A good chunk of these funds are increasingly being targeted at the African girl child, who is often either underrepresented, or in fields traditionally dominated...

Participants from our 2016 Summer STEM camp were invited to participate in the Nigerian Society of Engineering (NSE) Abuja chapter Conference & Exhibition themed, "Engineering in this era of  change" from August 24 - 27, 2016. They interacted with Industry experts and showcased STEM hands-on...

WAAW foundation has just concluded its 4th annual STEM camp for girls in Abuja, Nigeria from August 8th to 13th, 2016 at Aduvie International school, Abuja. This STEM camp program was sponsored by SASOL, an international integrated chemicals and energy company that leverages technologies and...

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation just concluded its first STEM teacher’s training in Abuja, Nigeria from August 6th to 9th, 2016. Participants were Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teachers from Government/Public secondary schools across Nigeria. The training workshop was...

Recently, The Working to Advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation in partnership with ETSD foundation and AFRITEX initiative organized a 6-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp, designed to create opportunity for secondary school girls to explore STEM as well as Computer...

When traveling abroad, you usually have a checklist of what you want to do in each city. You go to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and eat macarons, or to Italy to see the Colosseum and eat pasta. But what if you traveled for reasons other...

  We invite secondary school teachers from Government or Public secondary schools across Nigeria to apply for our new and unique training module on Computer programming and STEM hands-on activities. The training workshop will take place in Abuja, Nigeria from August 6-10, 2016. During the 5-day workshop, teachers...

WAAW Foundation is deeply grateful and very excited to announce a new sponsorship towards the 2016 STEM Camp initiative from  Sasol. Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for Sasol. As a STEM industry with a reputable employee population that includes engineers,...