Pearl Utuk

Program Manager, Professional Services


Pearl was born and raised in Nigeria. She studied at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where she was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and Tourism. She has worked with numerous cross-functional teams to increase equity and social accountability across African communities. She has also led several cross-continental civic tech initiatives. Pearl is the Founder of Teach the Child Initiative in Nigeria; and NGO that promotes and advocates for the increased adoption of 21st Century teaching approaches to accelerate foundational literacy and numeracy skills. She is a 2022 Alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, a program funded by the United States Department of State where she studied Civic Engagement at the Presidential Precinct, Virginia. She also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Ilorin.