Unlocking Economic Empowerment Through Skills Sprint

Welcome to Skills Sprint, a dynamic initiative that’s propelling Nigeria’s economic growth forward. With the support of google.org and collaboratively executed with the expertise of MindtheGap, Data Science Nigeria/DSNai, and CIIFA, Skills Sprint is your pathway to a brighter future.

About Skills Sprint

At Skills Sprint, we are driven by a bold and ambitious vision – to empower Nigeria’s underserved women and youth with the skills they need to thrive in the dynamic digital and creative industries. We stand as a beacon of hope and opportunity, determined to bridge gaps and break down barriers that have held back our nation’s aspiring talents.

Skills Sprint is not just a training program; it’s a movement fueled by collaboration. We have partnered MindtheGap, Data Science Nigeria/DSNai, and CIIFA, esteemed organizations that bring extensive expertise and passion, with the support of Google.org. Together, we foster an environment that champions diversity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. We create a holistic ecosystem that nurtures talent, hones skills, and connects aspirations with opportunities.

Why Skills Sprint?

Skills Sprint is not just a program; it is a movement aimed at transforming lives. The mission is clear: to equip 20,000 underserved women and young individuals with cutting-edge 21st-century skills. We're here to bridge the gap between potential and opportunity, between aspirations and success.

Empowerment Redefined

Skills Sprint goes beyond traditional training. We're igniting a fire of innovation and self-belief. With the digital and creative industries at the forefront, we're molding you into a force to be reckoned with in the modern job market.

Join the Skills Sprint Movement

Are you ready to redefine your future? At Skills Sprint, we're not just offering training – we're offering a chance to unlock your potential. Our doors are open for underserved women and youth who are hungry for success. Take the first step towards a brighter tomorrow – register today!



Embrace the future of work with Skills Sprint, an empowering program that equips Nigerian youth with cutting-edge digital skills, fueling thriving careers and entrepreneurial excellence.

Digital Literacy

Entrepreneurial Skills

Creative Expression

Industry-Ready Portfolio

Project Overview

Skills Sprint is a groundbreaking initiative powered with the support of Google.org, in collaboration with esteemed partners MindtheGap, Data Science Nigeria/DSNai, and CIIFA. Discover the program details and meet our visionary partners.

On the Job Digital Onboarders​

On The Job Digital Onboarders is implemented by MindtheGap, seeks to empower young people not in education, employment or training with 21st century relevant digital skills that they need to access jobs opportunities or start their own businesses, and support MSMEs across Nigeria for economic growth.

Arewa Ladies4Tech

Arewa Ladies4Tech, an intervention of Data Science Nigeria/DSNai, is dedicated to empowering the women of Northern Nigeria, inspiring them to lead, innovate, and shape a brighter future. Our program focuses on harnessing the potential of the evolving digital landscape, offering essential AI skills that unlock limitless opportunities in today’s  digital era.

Engage Nigeria

Engage Nigeria is a CIIFA-led program that will teach creative Nigerians valuable skills in music business and production, live production, cinematography, videography, content production, animation, and graphic design. The program will be divided into two cohorts, each hosted in strategic locations in Nigeria. 

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