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Five African girls have been successful in our 2015/2016 Scholarship Application. After reviewing over 1003 applications from 27 countries in Africa, the following girls qualified and emerged as our 2016 scholarship recipients: Name                    Age Country University Course of study Mbebi Liticia 22 Ghana Kame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology college of Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Renewable Natural...

WAAW foundation took first place at the Youth day Hackathon competition. We are excited to announce that 10 of the Secondary school Students that benefit from our STEM outreach and mentoring program in Cameroon were selected to attend the Youth day Hackathon at the ICT University in...

By Jeremy Johnson, CEO & Co-Founder of Andela With the world’s youngest, fastest-growing population, Africa is also the world’s largest source of untapped talent. But that talent pool is starting to be tapped as tech employers, large and small, turn their attention to the continent’s potential. There...

For 59 secondary school girls, a summer of fun-filled Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities. The girls built renewable energy systems such as solar and Wind Mill systems, built small generators, learnt basic computer science concepts and programming using Arduino and raspberry pi platforms, developed...

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, 2016 Scholarship program is open  till October 15, 2015 for need-based female African University/College students, with an offer of $500/year.  Eligibility: Female students of African origin living in Africa, less than 32 years, have gained Undergraduate admission to a University or College...

Building on the success of the STEM camps hosted by the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation since 2013, 6-day residential camps will be held in July and August at the Brookhouse International School, Nairobi-Kenya and Greensprings School, Lagos-Nigeria respectively for...

WAAW foundation is dedicated to engaging female college students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines, who have the passion to give back to their community by sharing their experience and providing training for secondary girls in their local communities. We believe that Mentoring is...

It is never too late for young girls to start thinking about what they want to do when they grow up The Working to Advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation is offering senior secondary school students an opportunity to experience Hands-on learning, a slice...