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Christopher Ategeka

Christopher Ategeka (born July 10, 1984) is a serial entrepreneur, an engineer, a futurist, and one of the leading figures in the Unintended Consequences of technology movement.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TEDTED, NPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United NationsUnited Nations.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPRNPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

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A native of Fort PortalFort Portal, Uganda, Ategeka graduated from Kitante Hill School, located in the country's capital Kampala. He is the founder of Health Access Corps Formerly Rides for Lives, created with a mission to combat the shortage of healthcare professionals in underserved areas in developing countries.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary schoolprimary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast CompanyFast Company, TED, NPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century21st Century, at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPR, Forbes, BBCBBC, and the United Nations.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, at John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, CaliforniaOakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPR, ForbesForbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

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Christopher Ategeka

Social entrepreneur

Christopher Ategeka (born July 10, 1984) is a serial entrepreneur, an engineer, a futurist, and one of the leading figures in the Unintended Consequences of technology movement.

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Christopher Ategeka also founded Health Access Corps and co-founded Privail.

Career

A native of Fort Portal, Uganda, Ategeka graduated from Kitante Hill School, located in the country's capital Kampala. He is the founder of Health Access Corps Formerly Rides for Lives, created with a mission to combat the shortage of healthcare professionals in underserved areas in developing countries.

Ategeka is also the founder of UCOT, Inc., a center with a focus on creating solutions for the negative Unintended Consequences of Technology (UCOT). His work has been profiled by YAHOO, San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, TED, NPR, Forbes, BBC, and the United Nations.

Ategeka has received many honors and awards for his work, including TED Fellow, 100 Most Influential Young African (Africa Youth Awards), Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and Forbes' 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs who are changing the world.

He is an active proponent for STEM education, Entrepreneurship and innovation.

Personal life

Ategeka, the eldest of five children, was orphaned after losing both parents to HIV/AIDS. He became the head of the household and caretaker to his brothers and sisters at an early age.

His siblings were eventually disbursed to live with different relatives. Ategeka went to live with his uncle, whom he helped by acting as a human scarecrow to chase monkeys away from crops.

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In his teens, Ategeka escaped to a non-profit orphanage, YES Uganda, and was able to go to primary school. While he was there, he was sponsored by an American family who enrolled him in a private high school in Fort Portal, Uganda. Upon graduation, Ategeka moved to Oakland, California United States to live with them and attend community college before receiving a scholarship to University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He also completed an intensive executive program on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, at John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Ategeka currently lives in Oakland, California.

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