Unoma Okorafor

14 Leading Organizations Changing the Lives of Nigerian Women and Girls

Awesome Treasures Foundation: Founded by Jumoke Adenowo, Awesome Treasures is a faith-based organization supporting the overall growth and development of women leaders in Nigeria. Well known for its Woman of Purpose summit, Awesome Treasures connects women with one another and helps them to find their purpose. Website || Twitter || Facebook   AWP Network:  Founded by Mary Olushoga, AWP, which stands …

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Leadership Development Program for Young African Leaders

Biola Alabi announces the launch of  \’Grooming for Greatness\’  a year-long program set to commence with a 3-day on boarding event, which will bring leaders across sectors to share their experiences and expertise, and groom the next generation of African business leaders. This three (3) day workshop and seminar will identify exceptional talents who will be mentored by …

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Changing The Ratio of African Girls in STEM – Unoma Okorafor Talks to the AWP Network

  Many of the girls in our program still worry that if they are too educated or smart, that they may not get married and would ultimately live unhappy lives and therefore bring shame to themselves and their families. Many girls are taught not to think, not to speak up and to just do what …

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Apply: Scholarship for African Girls in STEM

WAAW foundation’s annual scholarship initiative is aimed at supporting need-based African female STEM-focused college education. WAAW Foundation awards annual scholarships to students who demonstrate the need and can prove their status as full-time students in a STEM related course in an African University. Award recipients will become WAAW Ambassadors in their respective communities. Candidates must also demonstrate financial …

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WAAW Foundation: Working to Advance STEM Education for African Girls

Applications for the WAAW Foundation STEM camp for secondary school girls are now open. The theme for the 2015 camp is \’Computing, Robotics & Renewable Energy For Africa.\’ This one-week residential camp promises to be exciting and fun for 40 African girls in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya. The camp is aimed at  African girls between the ages …

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The 2014 AWP Network Power List

Be the change. Be Inspired. Be you. Recognizing (40) African women with powerful, inspiring, and influential voices. Introducing Africa’s leading women! At the AWP Network, we aim to encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs and policies that support the development and growth of African women and girls. 1. Arunma …

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