THE AFRICAN RESEARCH ACADEMIES FOR WOMEN WELCOMES YOU
ARA-W SEEKS TO INCREASE THE REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN STEM PROFESSIONS, AROUND THE WORLD, THROUGH RESEARCH.
Here at The African Research Academies for Women, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. Our decision making process is informed by comprehensive empirical studies and high quality data evaluation. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.
What We Do
How we actualize our vision in our communities.
Investing in Curiosity
At The African Research Academies for Women, we are dedicated to fostering a passion for inquiry and research in the STEM fields among our students.
Ready for the Future
We strive to not only develop the research skills and interests of our scholars, but also provide professional development opportunities, to collaborate in various fields.
Reinforcing our Commitment
Our goal is to equip our scholars with the competencies and skills which they can use to give back, educate, and be the change that they wish to see in their communities.
Who We Are
Meet the people that make ARA-W.
By the year 2020, The African Research Academies for Women Inc. seeks to expand research and mentorship opportunities to more than 100 young undergraduate women scientists and 500 high school girls in Ghana, Nigeria and beyond.
Meet Our Board
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to bring aboard driven individuals who have the best interest of the organization at heart. STEM research is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.
Meet Our Team
At The African Research Academies for Women, we are dedicated to stepping up efforts in addressing the gender and opportunity disparity in STEM. Through cooperation, student, and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Meet Our Students
The goal of ARA-W is to promote great opportunities and foster potential among dedicated young women interested in STEM. With access to the right resources, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our students and their endeavors!
See The Spotlights
Let's shed some light on some of our budding spots!
Chuck Kwadwo Sarpong
ARA-W Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
ARA-W Co-Founder, Chuck Kwadwo Sarpong, the Sheth Distinguished International Alumni Award, for his work with the African Research Academies for Women.
The folks that help us with the cogs.
ARA-W In The News
Take a look at the many ways The African Research Academies for Women is helping others succeed. Step by step, our dreams are becoming a reality.
"The best stem experience is offered here. As an alumna, I feel so proud and privileged to have been here. Confidence became like a second skin after I joined this academy. The academy remains a part of my life."
"This has created a great opportunity for young ladies to use their passion for STEM practically in the scientific world and do away with the things stereotypically associated with girls especially in the field of research which is the 'ish' now!"