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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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WAAW SCHOLARSHIP ALUMNI – MY SUCCESS STORY

I am Rebecca Nanjala a graduate of Civil Engineering from the University of Nairobi Kenya, and an alumni chapter lead of the WAAW Foundation STEM outreach program at the University of Nairobi Kenya. I won the WAAW Foundation scholarship in 2015 when I was in my 3rd year of university. College was expensive, the scholarship […]

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Announcement: STEM/ICT Teachers Training -For Secondary School Teachers

The WAAW Foundation STEM and Digital Literacy Teachers Training will train 100 trainers who are STEM and ICT secondary school teachers in Abuja, Lagos, and Imo states; Our aim is to develop the Teachers’ professional skills, introduce them to relevant STEM applications that could be adapted for use in the classroom and improve teaching pedagogy. As more […]

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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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MEET 2019 WAAW SCHOLARS

In year 2018, Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, announced her annual scholarships program to students who demonstrate financial need and prove their status as full time students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related course in an African University. The initiative is aimed at supporting need based African female STEM-focused college education and […]

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WAAW Foundation STEM Outreach and mentorship program

At WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Woman) Foundation, A 501© non-profit organization (EIN 20-8576703), We have a mission to increase the pipeline of African women entering into Science and Technology fields and ensure they are engaged in Technology innovation and Entrepreneurship to benefit Africa at large. Our core focus is […]

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What 2018 looks like for us at WAAW foundation

    WAAW foundation is super proud of its accomplishment this year, woohoo! With a dedicated team, passionate board members, supportive partners, unstinted sponsors and donors, WAAW foundation provided various educational opportunities that empowered African girls and youth in 2018. Here is a highlight of our 2018 work: Implemented 6 She Hacks Africa cohorts, (February – November); sponsored by Aspire Coronation Trust foundation (ACT […]

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2019 WAAW Foundation Scholarship for Young Women in STEM

2018/2019 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT  Online application available at https://www.waawfoundation.org/scholarships. Complete the online application and submit supporting materials. Applications open September 19, 2018 and are due on or before 12 midnight on 30 November, 2018.*** Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email. WAAW Foundation 2019 Scholarship Application opens September 19, 2018. WAAW is pleased to announce […]

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Team-Illuminat Shared its experience at She Hacks Africa Week 1

GROUP 5: THE ILLUMINANT ARTICLE TITLE: BRIEF REPORT OF THE SHA COHORT 7 ACTIVITIES (WEEK 1) The She Hacks Africa, SHA is a 4-week intensive coding programme organized by the African Women Engineering and Leadership Entrepreneurship (AWELE) Academy. The aim of the programme is to introduce, encourage and train youths most especially girls, into the […]

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