Ogweno Stephen is an optimist, visionary and an entrepreneur. He has served in various positions and organizations.He continues to serve as the founder and Chief Executive Officer for Stowelink Inc. which was his first organization whose work focuses on using innovation to enhance non-communicable diseases literacy and providing access to early diagnostic services.
He possesses strong business development skills and is professionally skilled in management, health innovation, strategic planning, and cross functional team leadership.
Besides his work in the health sector Ogweno has worked in the agriculture,marketing and the art fields which in which he has achieved masterfully and these experiences have made him an exceptional resource, leader and a broad spectrum innovative thinker.
Global Advisory Committee
NCDs Advocacy , Strategic advice, Innovation
Non Communicable Diseases, Innovation, Advocacy
Co-Founder and CEO
Non Communicable Diseases, Health tech innovation
Founder and CEO
Non Communicable Diseases, Primary Health Innovation
NCDs innovation, knowledge partner, consultancy
Youth programming, Social Behavior Change
health policy, youth advocacy, peer education, NCDs
public health ,community health programming
leadership, mentorship, training
Entrepreneurship, consultant, strategic planning & leadership
leadership, mentorship, strategy
research, Entrepreneurship, programme, development
youth Entrepreneurship, training programme, leadership
value chain agriculture, food preservation innovation, Nutrition
BOARDS AND COMMITTEES
World Obesity Day 2022 Global Advisory PanelAdvisory panel Member
Our Views Our Voices by NCD Alliance 2022-2023Global Advisory Board Member
World Health Organization (WHO GCM NCDS) NCDs LabsCommittee Member WHO NCDs Labs
Young Health Programme In Kenya Plan InternationalAdvisory Board Member
Global Youth Meet on Health committee member. Chaired by HRIDAY – IndiaCommittee member Global Youth Meet
C3 Collaborating for Health, UK Steering Group Committee for Nurses in Oral HealthSteering Group Member
Kitu Ni Kukachora Programme, Population Services International – KenyaMember of the national coordinating board.
National NCDs inter-sectoral coordination committee (NCDs ICC), Ministry of health and the NCD Alliance of KenyaYoungest board member.
ENGAGING WORLD LEADERS
With Katja Iverson, CEO of Women Deliver
With Jane Marriott OBE the British High Commissioner to Kenya with my book
With Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International
With Dr Ines Strenja-Linić ,Member of the Croatian Parliament and Chair of the Committee on Health and Social Policy
with Jill Coates, Country Director Kenya, East Africa Cluster Lead · British Council.
with Anthony Farr, CEO of Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy and Jasiri Fellows
With Prof. Miriam Were Nobel Peace Prize for Public Health Nominee
With Jill ILIFFE – Executive Director – Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation (CNMF)
With Dag Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development – Norway
With Mr Iyinoluwa Aboyeji founder of the Africa Unicorn founder of Flutterwave and Andela
With Prof.Khama Rogo, World Bank Lead Health Sector Specialist.
With Dr Amit Thakker, Executive Chairman, Africa Health Business
with Prof Fausto Pinto CEO of the World Heart Federation
With Dr. Lilian Mbau CEO – KCS and Dr Githinji Gitahi GCEO – Amref Worldwide
With Kenyan Minister For Health, CS Mutahi Kagwe
With my all-star panel including Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical Lead for World Health Organization, Petra Khoury, Director Health and Care Department for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, Andrea Baer, Executive Director of Mended Hearts, Esti Nurjadin , Chairwoman of Indonesia Heart Foundation
With Prof. P. L. O. Lumumba, Founder, PLO Lumumba Fndn
With Dr. Githinji Gitahi, Global CEO Amref Health Africa
With the global AHAIC Scholars, AMIU Vice Chancellor and Mara Nakagawa-Harwood of IFPMA
with Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of tech unicorn Go1
With Mr Okendo Lewis-Gayle the founder of Harambeans