500,000 Girls

" Yes, half a million girls cannot read this.
Not because they are blind.
But because they are being blinded by poverty, patriarchy, and illiteracy."

To have more girls in tech, we need more girls to study tech. But even before that, we need more girls to have basic access to education. Unfortunately, we have a long way to go, and this poem is a reflection of the same. The work was inspired by the girl’s education campaign by the organisation ONE.