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AFRICA SCIENCE WEEK 2019 – NIGERIA

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) celebrates Africa Science Week 2019 in Nigeria. The African Science Week was funded by Next Einstein Forum, an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung and Johnson & Johnson and hosted at the Nile University of Nigeria. In Nigeria, the event was coordinated by the African […]

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MY EXPERIENCE IN SHE HACKS CODING BOOT-CAMP COHORT 14

I (Alo Kingsley) have been exposed to pretty much everything on the tech world besides coding as I have had an affinity for it starting from my gaming days. As time went on, I found myself having a stronger affiliation with the disruptive impacts that some of these recent technologies (such as the Blockchain/cryptocurrencies, Artificial […]

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2019 SHE HACKS AFRICA CODING BOOTCAMP – COHORT 12

She Hacks Africa coding Boot camp (Cohort 12), sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust Foundation, started on the1st of July 2019 with a total of  39 youths. The goal of the initiative is to increase the number of young females in the technology workforce and to enhance the livelihood of young Nigerians.   It was an impactful and […]

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Why kids should learn Coding

When kids are introduced to coding, they gain an appreciation of how digital technology work. Digital technology is a big part of many kids’ lives, as they are surrounded by smartphones, video games, video entertainment, websites, and even robots. What drives this technology is software or computer programs that are created by coding. Like learning […]

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MY SHE HACKS BOOT CAMP EXPERIENCE -Solomon Amadi

She Hacks Africa boot camp 2019 cohort 11, supported by kicked off in Abuja from June 3rd to June 28. 25 young people were admitted into the boot camp. Solomon Amadi, a student of the boot camp shared his experience. Interview Experience “My interview was scheduled for 10:00 am. I was encountered with a taxi […]

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WAAW receives 2019 ACT Grant Award

  Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation was awarded a grant of $21,000 from the Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation for the expansion of the She Hacks Africa Coding Bootcamp program in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. This grant will be used specifically to train 300 Nigerian youth on Software Programming, Entrepreneurship […]

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Welcome To Our New Office!

After months of thorough search and difficult work done by some of our colleagues directly involved in organizing the whole process, we have finally moved into our new office. From now on you can find us at 3rd Floor, 117 Apapa Road, via Costain, Ebute Metta, Lagos. You will see this address updated in our […]

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Fully Funded Coding Boot Camp: Abuja and Lagos

She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp for African Youths Don’t miss this great opportunity!!!  Apply Now  for (S)he Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp Deadline: Application closes 1 week to the commencement of each Cohort. For the second year running, WAAW Foundation in partnership with ACT Foundation has opened up applications for her 2019 “She Hacks Africa Coding Boot Camp” […]

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WAAW Foundation at ACT Foundation 2019 Grantee ON-BOARDING TRAINING

  We are delighted to be a Grantee to the ACT Foundation once again in 2019. WAAW Foundation was at the ACT Foundation 2019 grantees on-boarding training on Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April 2019 at the Access Bank Head Office. We are collaborating with ACT Foundation to train 300 Nigerian youths from low income […]

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Gaining Visibility in the Tech Space: Putting Yourself Out There by Mary Abiodun

Have you ever been in a gathering of people you’ve never met in your life, only for you to introduce yourself to them with just your name and nothing more and they go, “Oh, so you are Mary Abiodun. Wow!”. That was the exact experience I had at a hackathon. I was very surprised to […]

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