Mohamed Okash

Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab

Mohamed Okash is a Researcher, Consultant, and Ecosystem Builder. His work focus on Innovations, Development, and Public Policy.

He is YELP Fellow and the Valediction of the class of 2019, a Global Shaper, and Climate Reality Leader. Currently, he is the Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Okash is a Young and Emerging Leadership Project fellow of the LéO Africa Institute.


10:45 - 11:45

Day 3 28th Nov

Belonging: Networks as Imagined Communities and how YELP can Contribute to building Resilient Fellows


  • Cleofash Alinaitwe, Managing Partner at Agri Planet Uganda & Valedictorian – YELP Class of 2017
  • Mohamed Okash, Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab & Valedictorian – YELP Class of 2019
  • Malath Ochieng, Child Protection, Gender and Development Specialist & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

Hosted by Isaac Rugamba, Senior Analyst at Vanguard Economics & YELP Fellow Class of 2017