News & Updates – Page 2

WISER Adds New Team Members in the US and Kenya

We are thrilled to announce the newest additions to WISER’s global team. In Kenya, Linda Njeri Kamau and Neema W. Kanyua are the newest voices joining the WISER NGO Board. In the U.S, we welcome Alexandria Jonas as Development Director, Susan Joines as Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant, and Liddy Grantland as Communications Assistant. We are also excited […]

WISER Girls Shine at Regional Science and Engineering Fair

WISER girls recently showed off their skills at the Regional Science and Engineering fair, continuing a long tradition of taking their STEM education a step outside the classroom. This year, WISER sent 7 incredible projects that scored in the top-five at the county level to the regional fair, including projects in Chemistry, Engineering, Robotics, Applied […]

WISER Alum Makes Waves at the Titan Generator during SXSW

This month, the Titan Generator event brought young entrepreneurs and activists to the Google headquarters in Austin for a day of networking, collaborative problem-solving, and connections to valuable resources. Among the invited attendees was none other than WISER alumna, Floviance, who graduated from our first-ever class in 2013! The event, held during the 2019 South […]

“The Opportunity to Dream”: A WISER supporter story

Eileen Vergino is passionate about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Her desire to see more women and girls in STEM first brought her to WISER in 2017 and she’s been a WISER enthusiast ever since. We spoke with Eileen to hear more about her interests in STEM and what drives her to champion the […]

Medical Impact Gives WISER SRH Outreach a New Look

In Muhuru Bay, girls face numerous challenges related to their personal health that can prevent them from getting an education. Girls may leave school at an early age because they cannot afford feminine hygiene products, because of early pregnancy, or because their families are affected by HIV/AIDS. To address these issues, WISER not only provides […]