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WAAW Foundation

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Working to Advance Science and Technology Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is currently seeking new members to join our Board of Directors.

How You Can Make A Difference.

The next several years promise to be exciting for WAAW Foundation. We are looking for board members to play an important role in implementing the mission and vision of WAAW Foundation, as we look to the future.

The primary responsibility of board directors is to establish a framework and set the policies that enable WAAW to fulfill its mission. A big part of this work involves active engagement on one of our board committees such as Fundraising, Board Development, or Strategic Planning.

We are a governing board and expect the board to be active and dynamic.

What Is The Next Step?

If you wish to be considered as a candidate for the Board of Directors, please fill out our application located here: A member of the Board Development Committee will be in touch to discuss the position further.

About WAAW Foundation.

WAAW Foundation since its inception in 2007 is an organized community encouraging women and youths in Africa to pursue a STEM career.

Headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria with offices in Lagos & Calabar Nigeria, Kigali Rwanda, Cape Town South Africa, and McKinney Texas.

Our Mission is to expand African engagement in Technology Innovation by increasing the pipeline for African women through STEM training, entrepreneurship & leadership with a vision to see a world where every African girl is empowered with the opportunity to Innovate through Technology.

WAAW Foundation is looking to reach into other African countries in line with her 2025 vision.

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About WAAW Foundation


21500 S. Central Expressway Suite 200, Mckinney TX, Murphy, TX 75070, US

Mission Statement

To empower African female leaders through a globally relevant education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields.


WAAW Foundation - Working to Advance African Women is an international 501(c) organization dedicated to empowering African women through globally relevant education in STEM related fields.

Our overarching objective is to elevate the standards of STEM education in Africa, and eliminate the huge disparities between the number of females versus males entering STEM careers.

The more educated a girl is, the more likely she is to delay marriage, have a choice in who she marries, educate her children, maintain better
health and engage in community leadership. This is what Africa needs!

Our model is to identify African girls at an early stage, influence career choice, strengthen understanding of STEM subjects, provide support for global training, teach leadership, mentor and empower the girls to give back to their communities.

Our programs include scholarships, girls STEM camps, trainer of trainee workshops, and African Women of Vision conferences.

Board Development
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Management
  • Business Development
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 10hours monthly
  • Experience and/or knowledge in either advocacy, administration, management, finance, personnel, program development, legal skills, public relations, or communication.

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