Africa

From Monday, March 19th – 20th 2018, Female researchers and women in STEM gathered in Kigali, Rwanda for the Gender Summit 14 Africa. The theme for this two day summit was “Climate Change through Gender lens”. This is a call for more females to promote...

As we celebrate the international women’s day, it commemorates the movement for women’s rights for quality education, gender equality, economic inclusion, good health and well being. This creates the awareness that women and girls play various vital roles in the society and Science, Technology, Engineering...

A NEW CHAPTER FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS Dear WAAW Foundation Family, Never in our 10 year history has WAAW Foundation been so well position to deliver lasting impact to millions of girls across Africa. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this 2017, I feel a deep...

From Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, youths from various states in Nigeria, converged in Lagos for the S(he) Hacks Africa Cohort #3 Boot camp. This 4-week intensive Software Programming, Leadership and Entrepreneurship training was organized by WAAW Foundation, which has been on the mission to empower...

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation is excited to partner with ORACLE Academy to train 30 Nigerian youths in software programming at the third (S)he Hacks Africa 4-week coding boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria.  Oracle academy's mission is to advance computer science education globally...

In 2007, Dr Unoma Okorafor set out to create a sustainable long lasting way to support and educate African women in Science Engineering Mathematics and Engineering (STEM). WAAW Foundation came about and has been in existence for – about a decade, with a true commitment...