Bridgit Kurgat

Kenya Program Manager

Bridgit is a program and policy professional with a wealth of experience working with non-governmental organizations and county governments. She has worked in several development projects and her main career focus has been on public policy, project management, public-private partnership and gender mainstreaming.

Bridgit has been the Days for Girls Kenya Programs Manager and has been coordinating all DfG advocacy and program activities in Kenya.

She is passionate about menstrual health and her career path radiates a commitment to gender equity within communities through community engagements, advocacy and application of gender intelligence in community projects.

She holds a degree in Gender and Development studies from Kenyatta University and a Master degree in Public Policy and Management, Strathmore University Business School. She is also an alumnus of NYU Robert Wagner.

She is a member of East Africa Institute of Public Policy and African Women Entrepreneurship program (AWEP).

Her top four career highlights are: Nominee Bill and Melinda Gates award top 120 under 40 most influential youth in sexual and reproductive health in Africa, 1st Runners Up Advocate of the Year Award by Africa Youth Awards, Nominee Top 35 under 35 Awards Kenya – Human Rights Category and recognition by Amref Kenya for active participation in key advocacy initiatives that ensure the voice of youth and adolescence in Kenya is represented in policy decision making processes.