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  WAAW (Working to Advance African Women) Foundation, in partnership with The Lagos State Ministry of Education, The Science & Technology Agency, Abuja, The African University of Science and Technology Abuja (AUST) and St. Kate's University in St. Paul, Minnesota USA will be holding two camps...

WAAW foundation was honoured to be one of the 42 organizations selected to attend the 2014 RISE (Root In Science & Engineering) global summit at Google Inc. head office, Mountain view, California from April 13-16, 2014. "Our RISE partners are change makers: they engage, educate,...

After reviewing 1,204 applications from 34 African countries; 42% from East Africa, 34% from West Africa, 18% from South Africa, 2% from North Africa and 4% from middle Africa, five applicants were selected and awarded $500 each to help continue their education in STEM (Science,...

Working to advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation launched the STEM fellows outreach program at the University of Port-harcourt (UNIPORT), Nigeria. The UNIPORT cell  is a student led initiative which comprises 3 female  undergraduate students (fellows) studying STEM related courses and led by Chineye...

On February 3rd, 2014, WAAW Foundation  completed its first Outreach and Mentoring Program Training in Durban, South Africa.  Seven Fellows from the cell based out of the University of Kwazulu-Natal took part in the 6-day training, led by Frances Van Sloun, Operations Director for WAAW...

 My name is Hannah Simba, I am 23 years old and currently studying at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa. I am Zimbabwean by birth and come from a family of two. Both my parents are civil servants and my younger brother just...

WAAW Foundation provides opportunities for quality STEM programming for African girls, aged 11 to 30 years as a means to close the economic, innovation and achievement gap for African women in the 21st century global economy. Our mission is to Increase the pipeline of African...

  I am a Civil and Construction Engineering student in the University of Nairobi. I studied in Pangani Girl’s Secondary School 2005 - 2008 and graduated with a mean grade of A. I decided to pursue civil engineering mainly because I was passionate of Mathematics, Physics...

WAAW (Working to Advance African Women) Foundation founder, Dr. Unoma Ndili Okorafor received the Anita Borg Award on October 3, 2013. She was selected for her innovation, leadership, and successful contribution in increasing the impacts of African Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Computer science. She received...