Women

WAAW at Google Techmakers Int’l Women’s Day Summit. WAAW foundation was pleased to participate in the 2016 Google Techmakers summit on Saturday, 19th March, 2016 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. Two of the foundation’s executive team, Tolulope Owajoba and Florence Ogunbor, were selected to...

  El-Mansur Atelier Group is an AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) company with a commitment to providing bespoke design and construction services using a combination of the most appropriate technology as well as highly skilled and motivated employees to achieve its goals under international best practice standards....

The Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) foundation exposed 32 young African girls to various STEM & CS knowledge and skills. WAAW Foundation has successfully completed a high quality, exciting, technically challenging 6-day residential Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) & Computing science (CS)...

Working to advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation launched the STEM fellows outreach program at the University of Port-harcourt (UNIPORT), Nigeria. The UNIPORT cell  is a student led initiative which comprises 3 female  undergraduate students (fellows) studying STEM related courses and led by Chineye...

The WAAW Foundation Scholarship Initiative has benefited nine girls since inception. Every year at least four girls receive $500 towards their tuition. These girls must demonstrate need through strong academic progress and financial need. For the 2013 Scholarship program, we went further, we also decided that...

As our Scholarship process is winding down and we are getting closer to nominating our 2012 Scholarship recipients, we still stay in touch with our 2011 recipients, who if they still qualify will also be eligible to continue receiving funds from WAAW Foundation. The next 2011...

We recently caught up with the second of four of our 2011 Scholarship Recipient - Lorrine. First introduce yourself. My name is Lorrine Maleya, I pursue a course in Mechanical Engineering in Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. I am currently in my fourth year of study. Tell...

On one hand, female education especially in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields in Africa is suffering due to poverty and cultural perceptions which tend to believe that women should be married off early rather than be educated. African communities are continually plagued with...

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...