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

Global Advisory Committee

NCDA OVOV

2022- date
NCDs Advocacy , Strategic advice, Innovation
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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

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

Our Views Our Voices by NCD Alliance 2022-2023

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

Committee Member WHO NCDs Labs

Young Health Programme In Kenya Plan International

Advisory Board Member
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Global Youth Meet on Health committee member. Chaired by HRIDAY – India

Committee member Global Youth Meet

C3 Collaborating for Health, UK Steering Group Committee for Nurses in Oral Health

Steering Group Member

Kitu Ni Kukachora Programme, Population Services International – Kenya

Member of the national coordinating board.

National NCDs inter-sectoral coordination committee (NCDs ICC), Ministry of health and the NCD Alliance of Kenya

Youngest 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 Kenyan Minister For Health, CS Mutahi Kagwe

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

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