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A Collaborative Partnership between GirlTech Africa and Spurt to Empower Girls in Tech
Written by Maryam Haliru
Last Updated: February 12, 2024

Spurt and GirlTech Africa officially announced their alliance to the world on Monday, February 5, 2024, at approximately noon. This proved to be a monumental announcement that echoed across the digital landscape. A major step further in our pursuit of a more inventive and inclusive future is the alliance of visionaries, which is based on a strong commitment to encourage women and girls through technical empowerment.

GirlTech Africa’s essence of partnership with Spurt is beautifully encapsulated in an ancient African proverb:

“If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.”

These timeless words resonate deeply with the core values of both organizations, serving as a guiding light for their collaborative endeavors.

Pioneering efforts to close the gender gap and give young girls in Africa more agency is led by GirlTech Africa and its team, a shining example of empowerment in the tech industry. Our unrelenting commitment to promoting opportunity and diversity has opened doors for many women to discover the endless potential of technology.

On the contrary, Spurt, a pioneer in the digital space, understands the transformational potential of inclusivity and diversity. Spurt has always played a significant role in assisting programs that elevate marginalized voices and spur global creativity because of its strong belief in individuals’ potential.

The synergy between Spurt and GirlTech Africa is more than a mere collaboration—we have a shared vision and collective mission to redefine the landscape of technology and empower the next generation of leaders. Together, we believe that education is the cornerstone of progress, the catalyst for change that transcends boundaries and empowers individuals to shape their destinies.

At the heart of our partnership lies a profound commitment to nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and dismantling barriers that hinder the full participation of women and girls in the tech industry. Through a comprehensive array of programs, initiatives, and resources, Spurt and GirlTech Africa are poised to ignite a revolution—one fueled by innovation, inclusion, and empowerment.

Our alliance has a significance that goes well beyond the field of technology; it is evidence of our transformational power of teamwork and the conviction that when we work together, we can overcome obstacles and realize our greatest potential as human beings. Together, GirlTech Africa and Spurt are setting out on this adventure with a common goal in mind: to build a society in which every girl has the chance to flourish.

As a symbol of the unwavering spirit of perseverance and advancement that characterizes all of humanity, with a ray of hope. Spurt and GirlTech Africa are working together to rewrite history and pave the way for a future in which an actual possibility rather than just a pipe dream—a time when any girl or woman dares to dream big and see those dreams come true.

In conclusion, Spurt and GirlTech Africa’s collaboration is a brave step forward, a pledge of empowerment, an expression of will, and evidence of the unifying force’s revolutionary impact. Let us not forget the African saying that started it all: “If you educate a woman, you educate a nation.” as we set out on this adventure together. Join us in empowering, inspiring, and educating future generations.