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WHO WE ARE

Our global, multi-disciplinary DE&I team includes benefits and wellbeing strategy and compliance leaders, medical doctors who specialize in health equity, and innovative communicators. We are women-and-minority owned, and adept at addressing issues around social determinants of health and wealth. 

OUR FOUNDERS

UCHE ENEMCHUKWU, ESQ.

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Uche is a benefits attorney and strategy consultant. She began her career as an associate attorney at a large law firm with a well-regarded and sophisticated human capital and benefits practice. She then transitioned to consulting at Willis Towers Watson, where she drove benefits compliance and strategy results for Fortune 100 employers. Before founding Nelu, Uche led retirement compliance at Boeing, which has some of the largest and most complex benefits plans in existence. She also developed, designed, and implemented a Total Rewards DE&I function at Boeing, through which she executed multiple first-of-their-kind solutions. 
 
Uche received her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis. There, she was awarded the Dagen-Legomsky International Public Interest Fellowship and taught undergraduate-level international human rights courses in the Netherlands. She received her B.A. in History and International Comparative Area Studies from Duke University. 
Uche is a SHRM “highly-rated” speaker and is active in the ERISA Industry Committee and the American Bar Association. Uche is conversant in Italian and enjoys group fitness classes. She is also a documentary fanatic.

EKENE ENEMCHUKWU, MD, MPH

CO-FOUNDER

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Ekene is a physician, professor and researcher at Stanford University. She is an expert in Health Equity, Women’s Health, Preventative Health, and Minority Health, with multiple publications in medical journals and presentations at international conferences.

 

Ekene received her undergraduate degree from Duke University, and earned her combined degree in Medicine (MD) and Public Health (MPH) at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

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CHIBUZO ENEMCHUKWU, MD, MS 

CO-FOUNDER

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Chibuzo is a physician and implementation scientist. She uses her multidisciplinary expertise to advise on optimal strategies for delivering evidence-based interventions to socially and economically diverse communities.

 

Chibuzo received her M.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, her M.S. in Clinical and Translational Research from the Rockefeller University, and her B.S. in Psychology from Duke University.

Chibuzo is fluent in Spanish and loves to run.

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HOW WE OPERATE

Person graphic icon, Nelu operates with Empathy

We consider the human impact of everything we do—we act with empathy.

Building Graphic Icon, Nelu builds equitable & inclusive systems

We proactively overcome bias by building equitable and inclusive systems and processes.

Puzzle graphic icon, Nelu evaluates DE&I

We evaluate equity and inclusion beyond age, race, and gender identity.

Hand with money graphic icon, Nelu supports women & minority owned businesses

We invest in local, women-and-minority-owned businesses whenever possible. What is good for us is good for our community.

Person head with a heart, Nelu makes employees feel valued

We create "aha" moments for employees. We want them to feel seen, heard, and valued—and get as psyched about benefits as we do.

Lotus graphic icon, Nelu prioritizes wellness

We prioritize wellness for ourselves and our staff—we practice what we preach.