Ndifreke Patrick has over 9 years of experience working in the social sector around youths and women advocacy issues. He has worked with several organizations designing and implementing programs with measurable outcomes and impact while positioning the organizations as strategic partners in youth development in the Niger Delta Region.
Ndifreke is a Certified Social Sector Manager from Enterprise Development Centre –Pan Atlantic University, Lagos. He holds a Diploma in Youth Development and Entrepreneurship from the University of Zambia – a program of the Commonwealth Office, Region Africa Zambia, and a Certificate in Discovering Young Leaders Programme by the Commonwealth Youth Program and International Labour Organization, Lusaka. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Geophysics from the University of Calabar, Nigeria.
Prior to joining The Bridge Leadership Foundation, he had worked as the Senior Programmes Officer with Greater Tomorrow Initiative, Uyo where he worked on several school and community based projects; youth advocacy projects as collaborating partner organization funded by USAID, community based projects as Lead implementing organization funded by PIND and UNDEF.
Ndifreke is skilled in Program design and development, Project management, People management, Social Innovation, Policy leadership and budgeting, Public awareness and advanced advocacy, Issue learning for advocacy, Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge exchange, Cluster leadership, Gender Equality and social Inclusion, Resource Mobilization for Organization Sustainability, Conflict Prevention and Analysis and Strategic plan, Organizational Policy and Procedures. He is currently the Programme Coordinator at The Bridge Leadership Foundation