On Thursday, February 29th, the Dotson Bridge and Mentoring Program will be hosting a Lectureship Event from 4:30-5:30 pm in Linda K. Paresky Center. We are honored to have Dr. Ena Williams present Experiences of Racial and Ethnic Minority Nurses: Our Role in Advancing Workforce Diversity.
A brief reception will follow in the Linda K. Paresky Center from 6:00 - 6:30 pm for those in attendance.
Dr. Ena Williams is the first African American Chief Nursing Officer for Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Dr. Williams also serves as their Senior Vice President. She began her career in Jamaica where she graduated from the University Hospital of the West Indies. In 1991 she immigrated to the United States and began to work at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York. Dr. Williams then moved to Yale New Haven Hospital in 1992 where she has served in multiple leadership positions. Dr. Williams has been recognized for her work with numerous local, state, and national awards. She currently serves as President-elect of the American Organization of Nursing Leadership and will assume the role as President in 2026.
This event is open to all members of the Simmons Community, and we encourage you to join us in person or via webinar. A recording of this event will be shared as well.
Watch the live stream on February 29th at 4:30 pm if you are not able to attend in-person.