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Abraham Owoseni, Ph.D.

Dr. Abraham Owoseni is a multiple-award-winning educator, life coach, speaker & trainer, author, University don & youth minister.

For over a decade, Abraham’s message of holistic development has impacted thousands of lives and transformed young people following his life mission of raising young people & moulding minds. He is a seasoned thought-leader in the fields of education & youth development with inter-disciplinary experience and expertise in training and development, life coaching, publishing, youth work, architecture, and higher education.

 

Dr. Abraham helps young people build the right foundation early in life so they can get established and lead purposeful and productive lives without regrets, using his unique “SACK” method. He coaches adolescents and young adults to acquire the right mindset and skillset to build a wholesome and holistic life in their careers, relationships and lifestyle.

With a professional background in Architecture, Abraham leverages project management skills and competencies blended with his passion in youth development to improving the developmental outcomes for young people through education and safe spaces, by building Youth Development Centres, as learning environments that aid young people’s holistic development across the three (3) domains of learning: affective, behavioural and cognitive development.

In response to the widening life skills gap in the developmental process of young people, Dr. Abraham founded Young Breeds, a global institution established to see a world where young people live full and fulfilled, spirit, soul & body and successfully transition to adulthood. Young Breeds provides the empowerment, education and environment required for grooming a new breed of children, adolescents and young adults, ministering to their needs so they are well-bred and holistically developed. www.youngbreeds.org

Since 2013, Young Breeds has groomed over 6,921 direct beneficiaries and over 20,000 indirect beneficiaries of young people who have built a formidable foundation for a great head start to life and wholesome living.

He is a good communicator with the ability to inspire and mobilize transformational advocacy work, educational programs and community development initiatives. His professional goal is to mainstream youth development as an approach to education and schooling experience through grass-root engagement, policy support and research efforts in order to raise young people as assets for nation-building. In 2018, Abraham completed a fieldwork educational project to over twelve (12) secondary schools across the three senatorial districts in Lagos, Nigeria where he managed the delivery of life skills content and data collection, analysis and presentation on the impact of the physical learning environment.

As an award-winning educator, Abraham was awarded the Educator of the week by the Tech-Savvy  Teacher International and nominated as the best Educator in the Architecture department of Covenant University following students’ 2020 LMS evaluation of the previous semester with thematic data showing empathy, engagement, clarity of speech, friendliness amongst others.

His teaching experience and pedagogical skills have recorded high student retention and enhanced learning experience in allocated taught courses in the subject discipline for six (6) consecutive sessions.

With a professional background in Architecture, Abraham leverages project management skills and competencies blended with his passion in youth development to improving the developmental outcomes for young people through education and safe spaces, by building Youth Development Centres, as learning environments that aid young people’s holistic development across the three (3) domains of learning: affective, behavioural and cognitive development.

In response to the widening life skills gap in the developmental process of young people, Dr. Abraham founded Young Breeds, a global institution established to see a world where young people live full and fulfilled, spirit, soul & body and successfully transition to adulthood. Young Breeds provides the empowerment, education and environment required for grooming a new breed of children, adolescents and young adults, ministering to their needs so they are well-bred and holistically developed. www.youngbreeds.org

Since 2013, Young Breeds has groomed over 6,921 direct beneficiaries and over 20,000 indirect beneficiaries of young people who have built a formidable foundation for a great head start to life and wholesome living.

As a Certified Life Harmony Coach, Dr. Abraham serves as the Leadership Architect & Dean of MindMould, an ed-tech coaching school and human development agency focused on equipping individuals and institutions with life skills and digital resources required for purposeful and productive living through life harmony coaching, professional training, and consulting to bridge the gap in knowledge, congruence and attainment of personal and corporate goals.

In addition to this, Dr. Abraham is frequently invited to give keynotes and facilitate knowledge sharing sessions on topical life skills as a speaker and trainer for non-profits, education districts, schools, SMEs, and faith-based institutions that work with young people solving perennial issues around the stunted growth of young people, lack of direction, alignment and life harmony for young adults and the inadequate safe spaces & responsive learning environments for young people.

He has facilitated for the African Leadership Development Centre, Tekedia Institute, USA, African Economic Mandate Project, Bethel American International School, Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Studies, Skill And Talent Academy, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Hi-Impact TV, Agile P3 Limited, Spazio Ideale Interior Designers, Association of International School Educators of Nigeria, Meadow Hall College, the Ambassadors College, the Foursquare Church, the Living Faith Church, AKA Winners Chapel among others.

Dr. Abraham’s educational programs and youth development interventions have improved the developmental outcomes of more than 12,000 young people since 2011. His publications including books, scientific articles, conference proceedings, training programs, podcast, coaching sessions, and other resources on print & online media have been notable tools in remoulding thousands of minds across Africa, North America, Asia and Europe. Dr. Abraham has been consistently described as a transformational, inspirational, persuasive, knowledgeable, passionate and an empathetic leader. 

He is a member of notable professional associations including the Institute of Productivity and Business Innovation Management (IPBIM), the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria (AARCHES) among others.

Dr. Abraham currently serves on the faculty at Covenant University, where he contributes to the University’s vision of raising a new generation of leaders. He has earned formal competencies including a doctorate degree and several certifications in education, productivity, life coaching, digital communication, social innovation, neuro-cognitive consonance, lean six sigma, leadership, pedagogy amongst others in a relentless pursuit of personal development and lifelong learning.

Based on the impact of his work, he has been a recipient of many awards & honours such as the Outstanding Education Supporting Individual Award, Alumni Hero Award of Outstanding Leadership, Social Innovators Award, Honours Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions, Rotary Club Appreciation Award for contribution towards Basic Education and Literacy, Tech-Savvy Teacher International Educator of the Week, Fellow, Youth ActionNet, International Youth Foundation among others.

He is a life partner to his wife Sarah, an early childhood expert and family life practitioner. He’s a father to Isaac and Daniel. Together, they’re fulfilling God’s purpose with global impact across the world. 

Dr. Abraham continues to advance goal 4 of the SDG – quality education whilst promoting holistic development for young people.