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STEMx Talk; My STEM Journey – BY Lucy Ikpesu-Ewhubare

My name is Lucy Ikpesu, A Chemical Engineering graduate from Delta State University, Abraka and a 2014 - 2016 WAAW Foundation College fellow. I currently serve as a Program Manager at Working to Advance African Women (WAAW) Foundation, I am a passionate educator in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and an international STEM Ambassador [...]

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January FELLOWS MENTORSHIP WITH Vanessa Oguamanam

Vanessa Oguamanam a third-year Ph.D. student in Computer science at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA had a mentorship session with the WAAW fellows. She was asked several questions like; why she chose to study Computer Science?"  “How she got to study (or do your Ph.D. in) Computer Science in Georgia?” and “The best ways [...]

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AFRICA CODE WEEK 2019- NIGERIA

The Africa Code Week 2019 started at WAAW foundation on the 14th of October which was initiated by Software Development group (SAP) as a mission to instill digital literacy and 21st century coding skills to over 600,000 young learners in over 37 nations and also to increase the participation of girls in technology through the [...]

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3 Useful Mathematics Lessons That Are Applicable in Programming by Mary Abiodun

Mathematics, the queen of the sciences has no doubt found a way into our lives by showing its application even in mundane things such as the transactions we make in trading goods and services in return for money. Everything we do is calculated. Even the use of our time is nothing but Mathematics. Programming as [...]

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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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My Experience in She Hacks Coding Boot-Camp Cohort 13

ANOTHER IN THE BAG!!! Apparently, I among 40 young, brilliant and beautiful are the latest world CODERS!. It feels surreal thinking and saying this aloud, but here it is. The last 40 days have been so intense, but the WAAW Foundation Team did justice to the pronunciation of their name (WOW!). I was one of the [...]

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September Fellows Mentorship Meet-Up with Chinenye Ezeakor

Chinenye Ezeakor, a past WAAW Scholar and Fellow got the privilege to meet with the WAAW fellows. She shared her professional and personal experience with them. Chinenye Ezeakor has a background in Electrical Engineering. She had her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Then she proceeded for her Masters in Electrical Engineering [...]

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My Tech Success story – MaryFaith Mgbede

I am Maryfaith Mgbede Ugochi , a graduate of Biochemistry from the University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. I am an alumnus of the WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program at the University of Benin, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria and also a Software Developer at Cotta&Cush Limited. I was one of the participants of She Hack [...]

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2019 SUMMER CODE SCHOOL WAS A SUCCESS

One of the hallmarks of the 21st century is the degree of advancement of technology. Technology has been integrated into almost every sector from automobiles to the smart home. Basic knowledge of technology will soon be required to work in any field. All these machines and innovations are programmed using codes. Coding is basically the [...]

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