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AFRICAN GIRLS ROCK: Ghanaian Cosmetic Entrepreneur, Innovator, Eunice Cofie Named “Young Global Leader – 2012” By World Economic Forum!

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African girls rock!

And this one is AMAZING!!!!

Our exclusive interview with the uber fab Eunice coming soon but in the meantime, get to know this African woman with her own cosmetic line and cosmetic company….

Eunice Cofie is a cosmetic chemist and President and Chief Cosmetic Chemist of Nuekie Inc. – an ethnic dermatology company. She was recently named a “Young Global Leader” Class of 2012 by the World Economic Forum! This year’s class also includes singer, John Legend. Not bad Eunice!

Here is why Eunice joins the world class young leaders! She is a 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. With her entrepreneurial spirit and her passion to create beauty products, she is the
Eunice is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU, my alma mater) with a Bachelor of Science 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.

In 2008, Eunice was named by the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper as one of the “25 Women You Need to Know in Tallahassee”. Recently, Eunice was recognized by the Governor of Florida and the Florida Commission on the Status of Women with the prestigious Florida Achievement Award for her commitment to improving the lives of women and families in her community.

She has been featured in noteworthy publications such as the Tallahassee Magazine, 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 Society for Cosmetic Chemists, Cosmetic Executive Women , Club 25 and Leadership Tallahassee Class 29.

CLICK HERE to visit Eunice online at or email her at

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  • larissa ilboudo

    Congrats!this is great and it inspires me to pursue my vision in helping people to bring out the beauty in them.