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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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WAAW Bi-annual Fellows Summit 2019

WAAW foundation conducted its third bi-annual Fellows summit in Lagos, Nigeria from 5th - 9th of August 2019. The Fellows summit brought together 11 fellows from Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, and Kenya for a one-week training workshop. WAAW Foundation fellows are young students studying any STEM-related course in their various higher institutions and implementing our STEM [...]

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Promoting STEM Education / ICT through Teachers Training

This summer, The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, trained 78 STEM teachers in its just-concluded 4th Annual STEM teachers training programme for secondary school STEM educators in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria. The overall aim was to provide STEM teachers with sufficient academic skills and deliberately influence a behavior change among [...]

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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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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 fellows celebrate International day for girls and women in science

According to a UN study from 14 countries, the probability for female students graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in science is 18%, while the male equivalent is 37%. Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, [...]

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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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