Education

The 2011/2012 Scholarship year produced eight shortlisted candidates; four of them were able to meet all the requirements stipulated in our scholarship brochure. They have all been awarded their funds and we are catching up with each of them to hear what they have done...

Advancing women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields is one of the core values and mission of WAAW Foundation. Recently, we partnered with Ashoka Changemakers, a global online community of action that connects people to share ideas, inspire and mentor each other, find...

Dr. Kemafor Anyanwu is an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University. She supports WAAW Foundation in different capacities whenever we call on her, recently we caught up with her for an interview to share her views on the foundation, its mission and the state...

The WAAW scholarship program was three years old in 2011. It is aimed at providing financial support to academically promising female African students who are currently in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related undergraduate disciplines in an Africa university. Criteria for eligibility includes: (a)...

 Image Source: rachaelspires Some of us know someone who couldn't complete her education for financial reasons. We all know one or more families or the other struggling in poverty. Female education in Africa is suffering due to reasons like poverty or the need not to educate women because of the belief she will...

Image Source: Clay Jar How many of us Africans, know the statistics of what is plaguing education in Africa? The more I learn, the more I realize that I am one of the privileged few who do not belong to the following statistics: Education participation rates in many...