Dr. Unoma Okorafor is the founder and CEO of the Working to Advance STEM Education for African Women (WAAW) Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education for African women, and working to ensure that talent is engaged in technology and innovation in Africa.
WAAW Foundation recognises that Female Education and Science and Technology Innovation are the two most crucial components to poverty alleviation and rapid development in Africa. The foundation also recognises that the plight of the African woman against prejudices and huge societal disadvantages in often male-dominated communities is still vastly
unexposed, and requires a strong and compassionate voice.
Dr. Okorafor is also founder and CEO of Herbal Papaya, a health and wellness company that manufactures organic health beverages andsupplements. She is also co-founder of Radicube.