Former team leader for the Enactus Federal University of Technology Owerri Team, Charles Onu, a young Nigerian tech entrepreneur has been named the only African from across the globe as a future leader in the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation.
Charles Onu developed Ubenwa, a digital health initiative which applies machine learning and mobile technology in saving newborn lives by enabling quick and cost-effective diagnosis of birth asphyxia from infant cry. In 2013, he co-founded and currently heads Research & Development at Fisher Foundation.
Charles is passionate about developing high-impact technologies that address social challenges. With this prestigious appointment into the Jeanne Sauvé program, he hopes to continue to establish collaborations and transfer knowledge that will help increase the value and scale of youth empowerment, leadership and entrepreneurial projects in Nigeria.
The Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership program is a 2-year fellowship organized by the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation.