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Sharon Addison, BSN, RN


Sharon Addison, BSN, RN is the founder of the Caribbean & Global Women of Power Summit, an annual live event that empowers and unite women across the world. She is also the founder of Your Awesome Power Within Academy® which offers personal and professional development programs and resources. Known as the "Your Awesome Power Within Coach", she works with a select group of faith based professional women who are business owners and have a heart for humanitarian and philanthropic work. Her mission is to inspire professional women to lead extraordinary, rewarding and fulfilling lives. She does this through her speaking, coaching, [...]

Sharon Addison, BSN, RN2022-10-19T12:04:18-07:00

Jaunai Walker


Jaunai is a Business Coach, Speaker, Coach & Trainer in the areas of sales/marketing & personal development. She is the creator of Peak Your Power to Profit Program which is a bi-product of her award-winning sales career. Jay has over 19 years of sales experience and she is the Chief Inspiration Officer at the Success Group Inc. Through her work as a business coach and speaker, Jaunai helps entrepreneurs achieve their goals and reach their full potential. Drawing on her own experiences as an entrepreneur and her extensive knowledge in the field of sales and marketing, she provides valuable insight and [...]

Jaunai Walker2022-09-07T10:06:03-07:00

Elizabeth Cantu


After 14 years as a Registered Nurse, I went into the grind of nursing practice – first in a Level 1 Trauma Center ER, then as a nursing supervisor and cardiac nurse navigator, only to return to the ER. Why? I badly missed the variety of the Emergency Room. I went back to school for my BSN in hopes of more opportunities; To my surprise, changing my environment did nothing to reduce the toxicity of working in healthcare. That's when I realized I needed to get entirely OUT of bedside nursing. Even so, I found it hard to leave the bedside; [...]

Elizabeth Cantu2022-08-02T15:34:44-07:00

Teresa Sanderson


Teresa Sanderson helps nurse entrepreneurs & hospice liaisons get in front of medical and community referral sources so they can serve more clients. An RN for 30 years, she is a Certified Case Manager and was formerly a Certified Hospice & Palliative Nurse. Teresa maintains an active Nursing Continuing Education Program accredited by the Kansas State Board Of Nursing and serves as a Business Coach to nurse entrepreneurs and as a Hospice Marketing Consultant to organizations across the USA. She resides on a homestead in rural Northeast Kansas with her husband, livestock and honeybees.

Teresa Sanderson2022-08-01T17:41:24-07:00

Benita Bannis Ed.S.


Benita Bannis, Ed.S. is the Assistant Director of the UF/IFAS International Support Team (IIST) at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science (UF/IFAS) in Gainesville, Florida.   As the leader of the IIST, Benita leverages over ten years of experience supporting over $100 million dollars in research, extension, and teaching activity to provide training, guidance, and representation to UF/IFAS faculty, staff, and administration regarding international collaboration and engagement. UF/IFAS is home to dynamic and innovative international projects, including two major USAID awards that, together, touch three continents. The IIST provides financial, administrative, compliance expertise to ensure that UF/IFAS [...]

Benita Bannis Ed.S.2022-09-21T08:43:41-07:00

Dr. Alicia Bannis


Dr. Alicia Bannis, PhD, DNP RN MSN APRN GNP CNS ONC   Dr. Alicia Bannis has over 39 years of experience as a registered nurse. She holds a Ph.D. in nursing education and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP). Her focus of interest is on nursing research and curriculum development. Dr. Bannis provides consultation with national and international nursing agencies on curriculum development. She has undertaken various research studies focusing on Cultural Competence in nursing.   Over her tenure in nursing education, Dr. Bannis has taught various nursing education levels to the Master's level of nursing education. She is currently [...]

Dr. Alicia Bannis2022-07-26T18:09:31-07:00

Nena Hart


Through more than a decade of leadership in post-acute care, Nena has been in roles that allowed her to grow and develop into a thriving leader, and she has been in roles that crushed her and created a feeling of failure. She started as a nurse's aide and worked her way up to corporate executive roles, determined to fix the broken systems she experienced. Nena has her Master's in nursing administration. She is the Founder of Hart Healthcare Solutions, which helps post-acute care providers take back the operational health of their organization, stop the vicious cycle of agency use and critical [...]

Nena Hart2022-07-15T09:58:50-07:00

Dr. Tricia Kasab


Dr. Tricia Kassab, EdD., RN, FACHE, CPHQ, HACP Tricia Kassab is the District VP of Quality & Patient Safety at Palomar Health in San Diego, CA. Tricia is a systems thinker and is passionate with patient safety and mitigating preventable patient harm. She is the Immediate Past President of Healthcare Executives of Southern California. In addition, Tricia is an adjunct professor at University of Massachusetts Global University in the School of Business. Dr. Kassab's background as a RN began in the cardiovascular ICU at Mass General. She has worked at high performing organizations across the nation over her 35+ years of [...]

Dr. Tricia Kasab2022-07-14T19:06:17-07:00

Damion Keith Jenkins


Damion Keith Jenkins is a Masters Prepared Registered Nurse, NCLEX Prep Expert, Nurse Content Writer, & Public Speaker that has a real passion for nursing education! Damion is the owner and lead educator at The Nurse Speak, LLC. – a nursing education and consulting company & blog. He specializes in providing individualized NCLEX Prep tutoring services for new graduate nurses – especially those who have experienced unsuccessful attempts. Damion's mission is to increase the number of nurses entering into profession by helping them to develop strategies for success! Damion also offers high-quality, up-to-date writing services and public speaking engagements for a [...]

Damion Keith Jenkins2022-07-14T19:03:57-07:00

Shannon McDougall


Currently, Shannon McDougall holds the Executive Director and Chief Safety Officer for The City of Hope, Enterprise Occupational Safety and Health, Environment of Care, and Emergency Management. Shannon previously held the role as the Regional Director of Healthcare Operations for Allied Universal, with the responsible and oversight for Healthcare Operations in the NW and SW regions, equating to over $123M in business, and was the acting portfolio manager of one of the top health systems in the industry. She served as a subject matter expert in Healthcare Security, Safety, Support Services, and Emergency Management. Previous to serving as Regional Director of [...]

Shannon McDougall2022-07-14T19:12:57-07:00


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