Author: Ebele Agu

I am a 19 year old female from Nigeria from a family of 7. I am currently studying Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering at the Federal University of Technology Minna. Our mother died in 2006 and the care for the family's welfare became solely that of...

We are very excited to welcome Ms. Frances Van Sloan who recently joined WAAW Foundation's executive board as our Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining WAAW Foundation, Frances was the Assistant Director at Wolfe Ridge Camp, an Outdoor Learning Center in Minnesota. Frances worked with WAAW...

[caption id="attachment_70" align="alignleft" width="138"] Chinenye Ezeakor, 2012 Scholarship Recipient[/caption] WAAW Foundation has started accepting 2014 scholarship applications. Applications will close November 30th   2013! Every year WAAW Foundation offers $500 in scholarship to qualifying girls in STEM Education at the University level. Since inception, 9 girls have benefited...

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation in partnership with Womens Technology Empowerment Center (W.TEC) Nigeria just concluded a high quality, exciting and technically challenging one week residential Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) camp for African Girls in Senior Secondary School...

I am a 22 year old female from Malawi. Currently I am in my second year at The Catholic University of Malawi. I am the eldest of four children, with a large extended family presence in the house. In many ways I have been like...

As a Google RISE Award recipient, WAAW Foundation was honored to be one of the 30 organizations from 18 countries that attended a Google RISE Summit in London from June 14-16, 2013. The #GoogleRise summit is an effort to bring all 30 recipients together and...

Rose Macharia is a 2013 WAAW Scholarship recipient. Interviewing her was a great inspiration for us. As much as she was struggling to pay for her tuition, she was still able to start a mentoring outreach for students in her community. She has done a fantastic...

The WAAW Foundation Scholarship Initiative has benefited nine girls since inception. Every year at least four girls receive $500 towards their tuition. These girls must demonstrate need through strong academic progress and financial need. For the 2013 Scholarship program, we went further, we also decided that...

Excerpt from article in Venture Capital for Africa, by hilda moraa morara on 1/23/ 2013 Full article at http://vc4africa.biz/blog/2013/01/23/where-are-the-women-in-stem The clamor for innovation in the African society today is loud. In the era where there is a lot happening in ICT, innovation and entrepreneurship, why are there...