Mohamed Okash Sugow


Okash is a Researcher and development strategist. One of his life goals is to end extreme poverty, inequalities and conflicts globally; he strongly believes in serving for humanity and its power to build a peaceful and prosperous planet if everyone is empowered and uplifted with the opportunities. The public policy and development junkie has a focus on innovating and shaping public policies to address complex local and global challenges. He is a data science and innovations enthusiast targeting to re-design and transform the service delivery in both government and the private sector. He is also thought leader, catalyst and humanist with a deep passion for diplomacy, Global Affairs, and International Development. He loves to blog, Vlog and code and creates creative content about peace, prosperity, leadership, volunteerism, and social entrepreneurship for changing Somalia and Africa. He is a highly sought as a professional speaker, facilitator and mentor who is excellent in working with people to achieve their God-given potentials. Currently, he is the head of Innovations of Institute of Innovations, Entrepreneurship and Technology (IITE Institute) in Mogadishu. Okash holds an MA in Development Studies at Kampala International University, BA in Public Administration at SIMAD University, and a Diploma in Education at Mogadishu University

Meet the fellow

Fellowship Experience

It has been a transformational journey in leadership and also at a personal scale.

I am now a visionary thought leader who is more agile, empathetic, and look forward to contributing  to building a better Somalia and a better Africa.