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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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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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WAAW CEO, Dr.Unoma Okorafor’s Annual Remark

Dear WAAW foundation friends, As we bring 2018 to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what we have achieved over the past 12 months as well as express our enthusiasm for what is to come in 2019 and beyond. 2018 was a year of tremendous growth and inspiration for [...]

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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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#givingtuesday Donate to WAAW foundation and empower girls in Africa through STEM Education

Join the movement and donate to WAAW foundation cause #givingtuesday  "Everyone has something to give. You can give time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, simple acts of kindness, food or clothing. We hear and see firsthand the challenges African girls face when it comes to learning Science and Technology, but we are equally [...]

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