Leadership


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.



WORK EXPERIENCE


HEALTH

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Committee Member

WHO NCD Labs

2021-Date
Non Communicable Diseases, Innovation, Advocacy
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Co-Founder and CEO

Lifesten Health

2021-Date
Non Communicable Diseases, Health tech innovation
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Founder and CEO

Stowelink INC

2016-Date
Non Communicable Diseases, Primary Health Innovation
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Founder

NCD Champions


2020- date
NCDs innovation, knowledge partner, consultancy
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Programme Lead,

PS Kenya

2019-2019
Youth programming, Social Behavior Change
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Youth Advocate

Young Health Programme

2018-DATE
health policy, youth advocacy, peer education, NCDs
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Intern

JOOTRH

2018
public health ,community health programming
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Research Assistant

FHOK

2018
health research ,community entry, data collection
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Youth Advocate

Y-Act Programme

2017-2019
volunteerism, health policy, youth advocacy

DEVELOPMENT

Co-Founder

Legacy Leadership Africa

2021 – date
leadership, mentorship, training

Strategy Lead

Adopt An SME Africa

2020
Entrepreneurship, consultant, strategic planning & leadership

Global Mentor

Mentee

2021 – date
leadership, mentorship, strategy

Research Assistant

STEP Leuphana

2019
research, Entrepreneurship, programme, development

Founder

Kreative Hub

2018- date
youth Entrepreneurship, training programme, leadership

Innovation Lead

Info4food

2019- date
value chain agriculture, food preservation innovation, Nutrition

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES


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World Obesity Day 2022 Global Advisory Panel

Advisory panel Member
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Young Health Programme In Kenya Plan International

Advisory Board Member
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World Health Organization (WHO GCM NCDS) NCDs Labs

Committee Member WHO NCDs Labs
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C3 Collaborating for Health, UK Steering Group Committee for Nurses in Oral Health

Steering Group Member
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Global Youth Meet on Health committee member. Chaired by HRIDAY – India

Committee member Global Youth Meet
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National NCDs inter-sectoral coordination committee (NCDs ICC), Ministry of health and the NCD Alliance of Kenya

Youngest board member.

Kitu Ni Kukachora Programme, Population Services International – Kenya

Member of the national coordinating board.


ENGAGING WORLD LEADERS


With Katja Iverson, CEO of Women Deliver .

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 Jill ILIFFE – Executive Director – Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation (CNMF)

With Dag Inge Ulstein, Minister of International Development – Norway

With Prof.Khama Rogo, World Bank Lead Health Sector Specialist.

with Prof Fausto Pinto CEO of the World Heart Federation

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. Head of Implementation and Partnerships at Access Accelerated – IFPMA

with Anthony Farr, CEO of Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy and Jasiri Fellows

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