Technology

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation is excited to partner with ORACLE Academy to train 30 Nigerian youths in software programming at the third (S)he Hacks Africa 4-week coding boot-camp in Lagos, Nigeria.  Oracle academy's mission is to advance computer science education globally...

WAAW Foundation is pleased to announce its 2018 need-based scholarship, offering $500/year for female African students presently admitted to a University, College or institute of higher learning in Africa. Scholarship recipients receive an award of $500 for the 2018 academic year, or the equivalent in...

  The Working to Advance (STEM Education) for African Women Foundation has developed a novel short education intervention program, to raise awareness and help teachers understand the importance of STEM and digital literacy in the classroom. The program is a weeklong teacher training for 45 STEM...

WAAW is giving opportunities to young girls to express themselves in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), connecting them with the best opportunities in Africa and beyond.                         WAAW 2017 fellows: scholars from different higher institutions across Africa who won WAAW Foundation's fellowship opportunity....

Vanessa Oguamanam is an Mentor Volunteer officer at WAAW Foundation. Before joining WAAW Foundation, Vanessa received her B.S in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction at UMD. Between January to February 2017,...

Generally, ingrained attitudes toward women and established gender biases have restricted some jobs to men while holding other lucrative careers at an overwhelmingly high percentage of men. This makes it difficult for women to explore, advance, let alone succeed in these careers. Nevertheless prioritizing future...