Biography


Cosmetic Chemist. Entrepreneur. Innovator. Scholar.

Often noted as the modern-day, Madame C.J. Walker, Eunice Cofie is also making great strides in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. She is the President and Chief Cosmetic Chemist of Nuekie - an ethnic dermatology company. The company specializes in research and development of dermatological products for ethnic men and women.

Eunice is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) with a degree in chemistry/molecular biology. Her deep commitment to social causes worldwide has led her to make a positive impact across the globe, specifically in Ghana and the Philippines. While in college, Eunice spent her summers working in a village community in Ghana, West Africa implementing the Save a Million Lives HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Program.

As the former Miss Black Florida USA, she spent a year promoting her platform Preventing Childhood Obesity and Diabetes through Education and Life Transforming Habits. She was able to contribute greatly to her community by inspiring young people to live healthy lifestyles.

As one of the world’s up and coming inspiring leaders, Eunice Cofie is also the President of Enspiring Concepts, LLC, a life-empowerment firm which seeks to inspire others to be their very best and to follow their destiny. The firm offers programs to teach others how to maximize their potential. She is the Founder and Executive Producer of Moving Closer to My Dreams: A Young Women’s Empowerment Conference, an annual event designed to empower young professional women to realize their dreams.

Eunice was honored by the World Economic Forum as a 2012 Young Global Leader. Forbes.com named her as one of the "20 Youngest Power Women In Africa 2012". She was also featured in Scientific American as "What a Scientist Looks Like" and has been featured as Profile of the Week in STEMinist. She is featured in the month of March in the 2012 Tallahassee Community College Cherry Alexander African-American Calendar. The Governor of Florida and the Florida Commission on the Status of Women recognized Eunice with the prestigious Florida Achievement Award for her commitment to improving the lives of women and families in her community. Eunice was named by the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper as one of the “25 Women You Need to Know in Tallahassee”.

Eunice is a sought after speaker and has spoken at various conferences in the medical, beauty, science and technology industries. She has been featured in noteworthy publications such as Florida Trend magazine, Tallahassee Magazine, Tallahassee Democrat, Captital Outlook, South Florida Times, South Florida Gazette, The Florida Courier and Onyx Magazine and she has also appeared on WCTV CBS, WTXL ABC, and Ghana Television. She currently serves on the board of directors for DGI Inspired Foundation and is a member of the Leadership Tallahassee Class 29. You can learn more about her company at www.nuekie.com and also check out her blog at www.nuekie.blogspot.com.
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