Nekpen Osuan

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Nekpen Osuan
Co-Founder of WomenWork + VP, Morgan Stanley

Nekpen Osuan is the Co-Founder of the non-profit and Head of UX for the startup The Black Women’s Guide. An Adjunct Professor at NYU’s School of Public Service, she serves on the DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum, the DNC's Young Professional Leaders Committee, and worked for Obama for America and Hillary’s for America. Her non-profit, WomenWerk, hosts engaging events with WOC leaders like Luvvie Ajayi, Vaness de Luca and Taiye Selasi. 

Nekpen’s has spoken at the White House, The Urban League's National LEAD Conference, The United States Military Academy at West Point, People for the American Way Foundation, Teach for America's Alumni LEE Summit, Harvard University, Columbia University, and Baylor University.

 She has been recognized as a 2017 Council of Urban Professionals Fellow, a 2017 City & State Magazine Woman to Watch, the 2017 Baylor University Black Alumni of the year and a 2018 92Y Women in Power Fellow. In addition, Nekpen is the US Brand Ambassador for Keexs Global (“the Nikes of Nigeria”) and she has served on local community, school and non-profit boards including the boards of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, Generation Citizen, the West Harlem Community Board, the Computer Science Task Force for Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.



Speaker Talk Schedule

August 02, 2018 - 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM Year of the Slay…#BlackGirlMagic