ENROLLMENT OPENS FOR 2015 STEM CAMPS

ENROLLMENT OPENS FOR 2015 STEM CAMPS

It is never too late for young girls to start thinking about what they want to do when they grow up

The Working to Advance STEM education for African Women (WAAW) foundation is offering senior secondary school students an opportunity to experience Hands-on learning, a slice of college life and learn more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at the Computing, Robotics and Renewable Energy camp in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya this Summer.

The goal of the camp is to interest and encourage young female African girls to participate in STEM fields at an early age when career decisions are often formed. The camp will provide an engaging, safe and fun forum for participants to network, be inspired by role models, and motivated by hands on experiments in STEM.

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Uche-Jane came from Port-harcourt to attend the technology buy provigil online in canada camp last summer because of her interest in a career in the Engineering field. “the camp was a fascinating eye-opener, we got to build a mini generator, windmill, program robots etc it was really interesting” Uche-Jane said.

The same couldn’t be said for Rophiat from Lagos, whose top career choices last summer was computer Engineering “I was interested in Raspberry/Arduino Class” Rophiat said. “It was great meeting a lot of people. I learned a lot”.

The deadline for Camp applications is June 30 and must include a 200-word essay from the student about their favorite science/technology subject and future ambition.

Scholarships are available. Enrollment is limited; participants are encouraged to sign up soon since camps fill a few weeks after registration opens.

For more information or to register, go to https://waawfoundation.org/stem-camp/

 
Tolulope Owajoba
tolu@waawfoundation.org
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