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El-Mansur Atelier Group sponsors WAAW foundation’s initiatives

  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 company supported our 2014 STEM camp by donating an […]

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WAAW Foundation 2014 STEM Camp – A Success!

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) camp for African girls in senior secondary school 1 […]

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STEM outreach program in University of Port-harcourt, UNIPORT, Nigeria

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 Ezeakor. Chineye is a final year Electrical and Electronic engineering […]

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WAAW Foundation in Partnership with ELiTe as 2014 Africa Rise Award Recipient

Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation and the Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering are partnering to promote African girls’ interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) and Computer science field in 2014. Working to Advance STEM Education for African women (WAAW) Foundation works to build the pipeline of African […]

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Feature on 2013 WAAW Scholarship Recipient – Rose Macharia

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 the girls should either be giving back or be […]

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Ashabe Katushabe – 2011 Scholarship Recipient

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 Scholarship recipient featured is Ashabe Katushabe from Uganda. First […]

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Lorrine Maleya – 2011 Scholarship Recipient

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 me a bit about your educational background. […]

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Female Education in STEM fields for African Girls

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 issues that range from socio economic deprivation, AIDS/HIV, early marriage […]

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Chinenye Ezeakor – 2011/2012 Scholarship Recipient

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 or intend to do with the funds they received and […]

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WAAW Partners with Ashoka Changemakers

Advancing women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields is one of the core values and mission of WAAW Foundation. Recently, we partnered with Ashoka Changemakers, a global online community of action that connects people to share ideas, inspire and mentor each other, find and support the best ideas in social innovation. Changemakers is […]

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