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Daniel Stephen (Dr Progress)

Speciality:
Mentor
Experience:
12 Years
Email:
drprogress@StepUp.One
Phone:
+256772652501

Personal Information

Stephen is a transformation strategist with a passion for service to God, Africa’s development and humanity. Masters degree holder in Research and Public Policy, Uganda Christian University. Development strategist; researcher; entrepreneur; activist; philanthropist. Aims to transform Africa into a first-world continent, where every human has equal opportunity to maximize their potential. Nicknamed Dr Progress partly for the creation of a poultry farm that financed computer literacy. Has founded and co-founded several organizations, including Leaders Club, Society for Childs Educational Development, GREEN UCU, Worldwide progress and Progress Farms. Currently researching how higher education institutions can teach 21st-century skills. Interests: development and sustainability with a focus on education and agriculture.

He is passionate about leveraging technology through education to amplify and help people reach their full potential. Refugees are also humans with potential. We are all refugees at some point in our lives.

Currently in the National Youth Service Program of Nigeria while running different projects in the non-profit sector. 

Skills

Leading from the Front
90%
With ideas that Work
50%
by organising teams with purpose
85%
Amplifying through technology
70%
How did I acquire these skills
  1. Working for different multi-million dollar conglomerates 
  2. Conceptualized and delivered ideas resulting in brand new business ventures
  3. Built and managed teams with a sense of purpose and outcome
  4. Motivated and Inspired teams to persevere
  5. An openness to learning at all times.

Languages

English
100%
French
60%
Huasa
70%
Swahili
30%
Yoruba
60%

How did I learn these languages

  1. English has been my native language
  2. Learned French while growing up in Cameroon and Cote d’Ivoire 
  3. Learner Swahili while schooling in East Africa

My Journey & My Experience

1991

Born in Kano, Nigeria

2012

Studied in Uganda

2018

National Youth Service

2007

Multiple for profits and non- profits

Giving up what you would need most 10, 20, 50 years down the road for what you need now may not be a wise choice. #smilestribe #DelayedNotDenied https://lnkd.in/dKEasjp

Problems do not go away on their own. You may be tempted to say “after a while, this will go away”. Experience has shown however that problems not worked through will always...#smilestribe #facingfear https://lnkd.in/d92eSTm

CODE is looking to engage the service of a ‘Consultant’, preferable an organization to carry out a detailed research study of the impact of #COVID19 in the northeast with focus on Adamawa state with support from @MalalaFund. See details of the RFP 👉🏿 https://www.connecteddevelopment.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/RFA-Girls-Education-Research-Study-Consultancy.pdf

Finally watched ”The Queen of Katwe” in full yesterday after being upset that a Kenyan and Nigerian had to both act as Ugandans. Chiwetel changed my mind by learning a new language. I was moved because it is a true-life story. The poverty is showed was very relatable and common.

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