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Nekpen Osuan has been a Managing Director at Teach for America and served as Education Officer at the New York City Department of Education. Nekpen is a passionate educator and has taught Math at Columbia University and SEO Scholars. An Economic Empowerment Mentor with The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI U), she is the co-founder of WomenWerk ( which is a non-profit that celebrates International Women’s Day annually in March.

Nekpen has been on the Boards of The New Leaders Council-New York, the Obama Democratic Club of Manhattan, and Manhattan’s Community Board . In 2012, she served as Florida Deputy State Data Director for Obama for America where she successfully led strategy efforts to re-elect President Barack Obama. Nekpen earned her Bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and her Masters from Columbia University. She is passionate about education policy, progressive advocacy, and economic development.