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Nekpen Osuan Wilson

2022 Fellow


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United States

Nekpen Osuan Wilson is the Head of Customer Experience Strategy at Gusto and a certified executive coach with a decade of experience in business development strategy, mentorship, and non-profit board service. As a UN Global Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goal 5 and CEO of the NYC-based nonprofit @WomenWerk, Wilson leverages her passion for women’s empowerment to advise leaders on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Wilson serves as a talent and career strategy coach for The Muse, WIN Summit and an Advisor with 81Cents, leveraging her expertise in professional development training, career placement and workplace culture. Her work with WomenWerk has led to brand ambassador roles with The Council of Urban Professionals, Walkers Legacy Foundation and Forbes Women’s Council.

Wilson is a 2021 Vital Voices 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. She also serves on the DNC’s Young Professionals Committee and Women’s Leadership Forum, and is a volunteer on professional non-profits.

Wilson 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. Wilson earned her Bachelors from Baylor University and her Masters from Columbia University.