Health Policy Conference Opening Session
Courageous Careers: Stepping Out, Bringing All In
Hosted by the Institute for Nursing Leadership
In Partnership with RWJF Future of Nursing Scholarship Program and AARP
ABOUT THE INL OPENING SESSION
The Institute for Nursing Leadership opening session, Courageous Careers: Stepping Out, Bringing All In features diverse, nursing leaders who demonstrate courage and agility within their respective professional roles and environments to instill change that reduces health disparities, promotes health equity, and eliminates racism and bias. They will share their vulnerabilities, successes, and the perspective of failing forward on their leadership journeys and in the roles of mentor and mentee. Attendees at all stages of career will find their messages authentic, inspiring, and empowering.
AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING THIS SESSION, PARTICIPANTS WILL:
Reflect on their own leadership journey, embracing both challenges and successes.
Identify leadership strategies to accelerate efforts that reduce health disparities, promote health equity, or eliminate racism and bias.
Articulate how they plan to support others in their leadership growth, whether through mentorship or other means of engagement.
PhD, DNP, ARNP, FAAN
Professor & Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
To improve health outcomes, the future of nursing must be diverse, and diversity starts in the classroom. In this talk, Felesia shares her personal insights and experiences in the world of academia and what more must be done to ensure health equity.
MPA, BSN, FAAN
Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
From the bedside, to the halls of the Senate, to the Smithsonian and beyond, Shelia's leadership journey has been far from what she anticipated. In this practical talk, she shares strategies on how to thrive during unexpected career turns.
Chief Executive Officer
National Health Care & Housing Advisors
From Compton to CEO: Paul tells his unlikely and emotional story of a nurse’s passion and perseverance in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable and hardest to serve populations, demonstrating what authentic service to one’s community truly means.
Margaret P. Moss
PhD, JD, RN, FAAN
Director, First Nations
House of Learning
The University of British Columbia
In this deeply personal talk, Margaret shares her personal story of assimilation as an Indiginous woman, and why and how we must rebuild our "gold standards" to bring reconciliation to nursing.
Registration for the Institute for Nursing Leadership event is included in the Health Policy Conference registration.
INL LUNCHEON SERIES
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