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.


15:50 - 17:00

Friday November 25 (Virtual)

Africa in the World – Why the Conversation Matters

Conversation with Africans in the Diaspora on the significance of keeping sight of the Africa interest, reconnecting with the continent and how progressive networks like CEED and LéO Africa can facilitate the exchange.


Conversation Panel:
Lucy Mbabazi, Board Chair – Emeritus, LéO Africa Institute
Samita Mandjee, Executive Director, CEED Concordia, Canada
Majaliwa Richard Byendimbwa, Member of the Board of Directors CEED Concordia, Canada
Mohamed Okash Sugow, Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab, Valedictorian YELP Fellow Class of 2019, Somalia


Hosted by Ivan Kyambadde, Faculty Member, LéO Africa Institute, United Kingdom


*Hosted in partnership with CEED Concordia ( 7:50 AM - 9:00 AM Montreal, Canada Time)