Bridgit Kurgat

Bridgit is a program and policy professional with a wealth of experience working alongside 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.

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 brings a warm and welcoming energy, inclusive leadership and a passion for learning.

She holds a degree in Gender and Development studies from Kenyatta University and has submitted her thesis for examination for her 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 two career highlights are : Nomination to Bill and Melinda Gates award top 120 under 40 most influential youth in sexual and reproductive health in Africa and recognition by Amref Kenya for active participation in Key Advocacy Initiatives that ensured the voice of youth and adolescence in Kenya is represented in policy decision making processes.

Bridgit is thrilled to help Days for Girls augment the voices of girls and women, and to enable them fight for space in society without having to worry about their quality of life.