Abraham Owoseni, Ph.D.

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Dr. Abraham Owoseni is a seasoned thought-leader in the fields of education & youth development. He helps young people build the right foundation early in life so they can get established and lead purposeful and productive lives without regrets. He teaches and coaches adolescents and young adults to acquire the right mindset and skillset to build a wholesome and holistic life in their careers, relationships & lifestyle.

For over a decade, Abraham has been on his life mission of raising young people & moulding minds. He does this as an Education & Youth Development Specialist, Life Harmony Coach, Speaker & Trainer on Life Skills with inter-disciplinary experience and expertise in learning and development, life coaching, youth work, architecture, and higher education.

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, and building children and youth development centres and learning environments that aid young people’s holistic development across the three (3) domains of learning outcomes: affective, behavioural and cognitive development.

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 five consecutive sessions.

As a Life Harmony Coach, Abraham helps young adults build the right foundation early in their life’s journey so they can get established in their careers, relationships and lifestyle using my unique “SACK” method so they can become more productive without uncertainties and enjoy the rest of their adult life with no future regrets.

He curated MindMould as an online mentorship hub to cascade this effort focused on equipping young adults and institutions that work with them with mental resources in career-harmony, relationship-harmony & lifestyle-harmony through life skills training, coaching and  mentoring.

In addition to this, Abraham is frequently invited to teach on topical life skills as a speaker and trainer for non-profits, education districts, schools, small & media-scale enterprises, and faith-based institutions that work with young people solving perennial issues around quality education, learning environment, capacity building and life skills development. He has facilitated for the African Leadership Development Centre, 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 among others.

In a response to the widening life skills gap in the developmental process of young people, Abraham founded Young Breeds, a faith-based global youth-focused non-profit organization to provide value-based education, support and opportunities to bridge the life skills gap so that young people can find identity, become productive and purposeful and as a result, make informed decisions in various areas of life. Since 2013, Young Breeds has groomed over 6,921 direct beneficiaries of children, teenagers and young adults across various development initiatives and over 20,000 indirect beneficiaries. www.youngbreeds.org

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 raising a new generation of leaders.

Abraham has earned formal competencies including a doctorate degree and several certifications in education, productivity, life coaching, social innovation, neuro-cognitive consonance, lean six sigma, leadership, pedagogy amongst others in a relentless pursuit of personal development and lifelong learning.

His 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.

As a result of these efforts, Abraham continues to advance goal 4 of the SDG – quality education whilst promoting holistic development for young people.

Based on the impact of his work, Abraham has been a recipient of many awards & honours such as the “Outstanding Education Supporting Individual Award”, “Alumni Hero Award for Outstanding Leadership”, “Social Innovators Award”, “Honours Award of Outstanding Contribution” and other academic and service awards. 

He is a life partner to his wife Sarah, an early childhood expert and a father to Isaac and Daniel.  Together, they’re fulfilling God’s purpose with global impact across the world. Abraham is accessible through his website www.abrahamowoseni.com and by mail at ab@abrahamowoseni.com