Nekpen Osuan Wilson

Principle, WomenWerk

Works in Business Consulting, Technology Strategy, and Financial Services

Can advise in Building a brand; Growing your customer base; Partnerships; Utilizing technology

Nekpen also speaks Spanish,

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Nekpen Osuan is a strategy expert in business planning, technology, and entrepreneurship. She founded Small Business Wins to leverage her decade of experience in management consulting, analytics, and brand advisory. She is also the Co-Founder and CEO of the non-profit WomenWerk, and a Global Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goal 5 with the United Nations Association. A former Adjunct Professor at Columbia University and Obama campaign staffer, Nekpen started WomenWerk to empower women of color with professional development training, networking events, and civic empowerment programs. Her work with WomenWerk has lead to brand ambassadors roles with Walkers Legacy Foundation and Forbes Women’s Council. 

Nekpen has was recently named New York City Coro Fellow, a 2019 NYC Five Borough Future Fellow by The Arena, a BlogHer 2018 Voice of the Year, the 2017 Baylor University Young Alumna of the Year, a 2018 92Y Woman in Power Fellow, a 2018 Walkers Legacy Women in Leadership Honoree, and a 2017 Council of Urban Professionals Fellow. Nekpen serves on the DNC’s Young Professionals Committee and Women's Leadership Forum, and is a volunteer on professional non-profits including Vote Run Lead, The Council of Urban Professionals, The New Leaders Council, and the famed Apollo Theatre.

Nekpen enjoys public speaking and her most notable speaking engagements have been at The White House, Harvard University, SXSW, The Wharton Business School, Columbia University, The United States Military Academy at West Point, The Female Quotient and UNA Women. Nekpen earned her Bachelors from Baylor University and her Masters from Columbia University. She enjoys running, travel, and supporting non-profits in her free time.