Mission

To advance STEM education for girls and women using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach, presenting mentoring with impact and appeal to all.

 

Vision

To be one of the most transformative communities providing support, mentoring, counseling and training to girls and women studying STEM courses or interested in pursuing STEM  careers or STEM related careers.

 

 

Founded in 2014 by Nuela Adanna Ononiwu

 

Projects

STEM CLUB

A project to encourage young girls in primary and secondary schools to learn basic programming skills and build strong foundation in science subjects.

 

Teachers in Rural Areas 

Teachers in Rural Areas (TiRA) project is aimed at training and supporting STEM teachers in rural areas. 

iLearn Mob App

Project targeted at students aged 12 to 18 in secondary schools in Nigeria. The project is focused on students learning how to develop mobile applications and using it to solve social problems in their communities. 

Project Rural Girls Code

Project Rural Girls Code is designed to train girls aged 12 to 18 from rural areas and disadvantaged communities with digital and coding skills. 

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  • Fourth Season InspireIT Mentoring Cycle
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Awards

 

   Africa Code Week 2017 

InspireIT was selected as one of the Africa Code Week Google Micro Grant Recipients for 2017. InspireIT organized two days hands on coding workshops tagged “Learn a Skill, Learn Coding” in primary and secondary schools. Trained 108 students on website design using HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Open Data Day 

InspireIT was selected as one of Open Data Day Mini grant recipient  for 2018. We organised a workshop in Owerri, Imo State in Nigeria to celebrate Open Data Day 2018.

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STEM Club

InspireIT Founder, Nuela Adanna Ononiwu received grant from The Pollination Project USA in 2017 to launch STEM Club.

 

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                                           Advisory Board

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Pushpa Achanta is a software engineer turned independent journalist & trainer on human rights & social justice issues. Lead author of book “Ripples: The Right to Water and Sanitation for Whom published by Indian Social Institute, Bangalore in 2013. Enjoys nature photography, penning verse and mentoring youth.

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Nuela Adanna Ononiwu is the Founder of InspireIT. Holds Master’s degree in Information Technology Management from Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom. Her vision is to see a world where women are connected through mentoring. She is an IT Consultant and has consulted for non-governmental organisations and small businesses.  

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Tan Poh Ching is a 3rd generation overseas Chinese residing in Singapore. Supported own tertiary education for Bachelor and Masters business Degrees. Working in education sector whether part-time or full-time or freelance for more than ten years. Have been an online volunteer for various international women’s groups and active social media user, advocating and championing for empowerment of women. Feel strongly for gender equality matters.