Ogweno Stephen is an optimist, an entrepreneur, and a visionary. His lifelong purpose and objective is to create a significant impact in the fields of global health, entrepreneurship, and leadership.
As a global health enthusiast, Ogweno Stephen is well-known for his work as an advocate and a trailblazer in the noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) field, where he has developed programs and innovations aimed at boosting NCDs knowledge and access to healthcare in Africa. He is the founder and CEO of Stowelink, an organization that he has grown to create and implement numerous health programs reaching ten African countries. In addition to this he also serves as a steering member of the World Health Organization (WHO) NCDs Labs where he works with the WHO to improve action on Non communicable diseases.
Ogweno also possess strong business acumen and is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and co-founded other successful ventures including NCDs Champions, Legacy Leadership Africa, the Kreative Hub and Info4food. As a seasoned speaker, his experience in business, leadership and innovation has led him to many stages including speaking at The Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom.
Ogweno is also a multi award winning entrepreneur who in 2021 was recognized as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Young Leaders in Africa. Besides that, he is also a published scientific researcher and an author to three books and a co -author of the widely acclaimed best seller titled WE HAVE A DREAM. Ogweno Stephen continues to inspire action pivoting on Maya Angelou’s words: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
YOUR GUIDE THROUGH MY WEBSITE
2020 – 2022
MASTERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH- GLOBAL HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER (COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP)
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE- POPULATION HEALTH , KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EMERGING ECONOMIES, HARVARDx UNIVERSITY
SUSTAINABILITY PRACTITIONER PROGRAMME, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS
2022: BRIDGE FOR BILLIONS. RWANDA
2022: NOVARTIS HEALTH TECH HUB AFRICA, RWANDA
2021: JASIRI TALENT INVESTOR FELLOWSHIP, RWANDA
2021: OUR VIEWS OUR VOICES NCDs DIARIST, GLOBAL
2021: SOCIAL INNOVATION WAREHOUSE, GLOBAL
2020: DALAI LAMA FELLOWSHIP, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2019: ONE YOUNG WORLD, UNITED KINGDOM
2019: MILLENIUM FELLOWSHIP, KENYATTA UNIVERSITY – KENYA
2018 : YOUNG AFRICAN LEADERS INITIATIVE (YALI) COHORT 25 , KENYA
2018: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF SUSTAINABILITY LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT , SOUTH AFRICA
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