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WAAW Foundation


WAAW (Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women) Foundation is an international non-profit organization (501(c) EIN: 20-8576703) founded in 2007. Registered in the United States, Rwanda, South Africa and headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria.

Our Mission
Increase the Pipeline of African Girls Engaged in STEM Education & Innovation.

Our Vision
To be the Foremost Pan-African organization Empowering Female Africans through STEM Initiatives.

Our Core Values

  • Dedication to the pursuit of excellence
  • Leadership from anywhere
  • Passion for WAAW mission
  • Innovative & growth-mindset

Increase the number of African women in STEM by 10%, and build female technology innovators who create 10,000 jobs to impact their communities. 90% of participants enter and stay in STEM fields.