Jennie Nwokoye is a seasoned systems engineer and a visionary entrepreneur. With over 8 years of experience working at major tech companies, management consulting firms, and the US Federal Government, Jennie brings a wealth of technical knowledge and business acumen to the table. Holding a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science and a Minor in Anthropology from the University of South Florida, a Master of Forensic Science from Stevenson University, and a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from Georgetown University, Jennie has a diverse educational background.
In 2000, Jennie relocated to Nigeria with her family, where she encountered the disparities in access to primary healthcare services. Driven by her passion for social impact, Jennie founded Clafiya, a digital primary healthcare service that connects individuals and businesses to health practitioners to provide convenient, quality, and affordable, on-demand, in-person primary care from their mobile phones. Her dedication to improving healthcare access led her to enroll in Georgetown University’s Systems Engineering Management Masters Program, where she incubated Clafiya and turned her vision into a reality.
As an entrepreneur and mentor, Jennie is committed to supporting young entrepreneurs in developing solutions to address some of society’s toughest issues. In Washington DC, where she resides, Jennie has established herself as a leader in capacity building and youth development, helping young and minority entrepreneurs with business case and plan development, pitch competition preparation, and fundraising advisory.