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WIN Women In Nursing – Pioneering Leadership And Entrepreneurship In Healthcare

Written by: Shamika Livingston, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Executive Contributor Shamika Livingston

In a world where nurses are often synonymous with bedside care, a remarkable group of women is changing the narrative. The WIN Women In Nursing Anthology, aptly titled "WIN: Women In Nursing – The Entrepreneur Anthology," is a testament to the transformative power of visionary women in healthcare. These co-authors have taken their nursing expertise to the next level, breaking the mold of traditional roles and blazing a trail of entrepreneurial success.

Win Women In Nursing book

Visionary by Dr. Shamika Livingston

Dr. Shamika Livingston, the driving force behind WIN Women In Nursing LLC, is empowering women to embrace entrepreneurship and leadership within healthcare. Her company offers a range of services, from business and career coaching to insightful book publications, motivational speeches, workshops, and specialized programs. Driven by a vision of revolutionizing the healthcare system, Dr. Livingston aspires to elevate the role of nurses and enhance the quality of care in the workplace.

Dr. Kilana Livingston: Nurse and entrepreneur

Dr. Kilana Livingston, a dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse, is a true pioneer in healthcare entrepreneurship. Her journey saw her excel in healthcare, transitioning to director roles, and earning Administrator certifications. Her unwavering dedication to family and empowerment led to the founding of LivStrong, a women's center. Kilana's extensive career also includes the establishment of Klrecruit & Communications Solutions LLC, a virtual call center, and

co-authoring "LPN Stigma."

Quisha Umemba: Transforming public health

Quisha Umemba, with her company Umemba Health, is transforming the landscape of public health. By providing workforce development training and consulting tailored to the public health sector, she's empowering organizations to elevate their workforce, leadership, and community presence. Her mission is to improve the lives of individuals and communities served by these organizations.

Quinta Caylor: A senior care pioneer

With over 15 years of healthcare experience, Quinta Caylor is making a difference in senior care. As the CEO of a senior concierge nursing business, she offers nurse consulting, care management, CPR instruction, and an adult day care. Quinta's commitment to helping families provide support for their aging loved ones after discharge from healthcare facilities is nothing short of inspirational.

LaShun Stephen: From CNA to entrepreneur

LaShun Stephen's entrepreneurial journey is a testament to resilience and determination. As a certified nursing assistant (CNA), she dedicated herself to providing compassionate care. But her ambition led her to start her own company, Nurse Plus Home Care Agency. Her chapter explores the challenges and successes of this entrepreneurial journey, providing insights and practical knowledge to empower nurses.

Kimyette Saunders-Bouie: Nurse and entrepreneurial architect

With over 30 years of nursing experience and multiple certifications, Kimyette Saunders-Bouie stands at the intersection of healthcare and entrepreneurship. She crafted the Nurse Evolution 365 Flagship program, providing a pathway for nurses to elevate their careers, maximize earnings, and live lives rich with purpose.

Avalon Soulette Brown: A seasoned nursing trailblazer

Avalon Soulette Brown, with over 42 years of nursing experience and various roles in healthcare, has authored a chapter that emphasizes the importance of a thorough examination of potential business partners. Her insights and experiences offer valuable lessons to prevent potential pitfalls and ensure successful business collaborations.

Dr. Rita Renee: The wealth strategist nurse

Dr. Rita Renee is a versatile expert in finance, healthcare, and personal development. She's a Wealth Strategist who guides individuals and families towards financial success, empowering them to secure their financial future. As a dedicated Nurse, she provides compassionate care to those in need.

Inspirational visionaries uniting for change

These co-authors, along with the other contributors to the WIN Women In Nursing Anthology, exemplify a new generation of nurses. They have moved beyond the boundaries of traditional healthcare roles, demonstrating that nursing is not just about bedside care. These women have embraced entrepreneurship, leadership, and public health, taking on roles that make a lasting impact on healthcare and their communities.

A beacon of inspiration

The WIN Women In Nursing Anthology is more than just a collection of stories. It's a beacon of inspiration for nurses around the world, urging them to dream big, break barriers, and explore the untapped potential within the nursing profession. Each chapter provides actionable insights, showcasing the personal struggles, transformative moments, and invaluable lessons learned along the path to entrepreneurial success.

Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit

These visionary women have not only raised the bar for nurses but have also set the stage for future generations of healthcare professionals. They remind us that, as nurses, we have the skills, knowledge, and passion to drive change and innovation. It's time to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit, make a mark on the world of healthcare, and reach new heights in nursing and beyond.

Unlocking the entrepreneurial potential

The WIN Women In Nursing Anthology is a celebration of resilience, creativity, and the entrepreneurial spirit in nursing. It's an invitation for nurses everywhere to unlock their entrepreneurial potential and embrace the infinite possibilities within the nursing profession. These women have proven that nursing is not just a job; it's a platform for innovation, leadership, and making a profound impact on the world. So, let their experiences ignite your entrepreneurial spirit, fuel your ambitions, and empower you to achieve success in nursing and beyond.

Meet the co-authors of the WIN Women In Nursing Anthology

  1. Dr. Shamika Livingston D.N: The driving force behind WIN Women In Nursing LLC, empowering women in nursing with a wide range of services.

  2. Avalon Soulette Brown RN, BSN: A seasoned nurse with over 42 years of experience, holding various roles in healthcare.

  3. Quinta Caylor BSN-RN, GCM: CEO of a senior concierge nursing business, dedicated to helping families provide support for aging loved ones.

  4. Dr. Rita Gibson: An influential voice in the world of nursing entrepreneurship.

  5. Dr. Kilana Livingston D.N: A dedicated Licensed Practical Nurse with a passion for healthcare and entrepreneurship.

  6. Dr. Leslie Phillips-Williams: An essential contributor to the WIN Women In Nursing Anthology, shaping the narrative of entrepreneurial nursing.

  7. Kimyette Saunders-Bouie RN, CCM, CSM, CLC, CBC, CtNLP: A nurse at the intersection of healthcare and entrepreneurship.

  8. LaShun Stephen CNA, PCHA: A remarkable individual, a loving wife, devoted mother, accomplished author, and visionary entrepreneur.

  9. Quisha Umemba MPH, BSN, RN, CDCES, CHWI: CEO of Umemba Health, transforming public health through comprehensive workforce development.

  10. Dr. Iris Wright: A notable figure in the nursing world, contributing her expertise to the WIN Women In Nursing Anthology.

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Shamika Livingston, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Shamika Livingston is a devoted wife and mother of four, bringing over 15 years of experience as a skilled License Practical Nurse. Her business caters to empowering women in nursing, assisting them in becoming entrepreneurs or transitioning from bedside nursing to leadership or administrative roles in the healthcare industry. Certified in various nursing fields, including CDP, PCHA, and ALA, Shamika firmly believes in continuous learning to become an industry expert. Her dedication extends to serving the elderly population, as she currently owns a home care agency focused on the well-being of geriatric and disabled adults. With unwavering commitment, Shamika leaves a significant impact in healthcare,.



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