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  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...

I am a SS2 science student from Airforce Secondary School, Lagos, Nigeria and a participant of the WAAW Foundation 2013 STEM Camp themed; Robotics and Renewable Energy Camp for African Girls. I had a fascinating, interesting, educative and fun filled moment at the STEM Camp. The...

LEGO EDUCATION, one of our 2013 STEM camp sponsors were honoured to receive our camp participants at their 2013 World Robots Olympiad(WRO) Nationals Competition program which took place on Monday, 30th September, 2013 at the Oriental Hotel Banquet Hall, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria As part of our mission...

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...