In honor of Women’s History Month, Diverse magazine recently published its annual special report recognizing women who have made exceptional contributions to higher education in recent years. Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is proud to announce that Dr. Geraldine Young, chief diversity and inclusion officer was one of the 25 outstanding women recognized in this year’s announcement!
Dr. Young, whose service in the nursing profession spans over 20 years, joined FNU in the fall of 2019. She holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2010), a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Alcorn State University (2005), and a BSN from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (2001). She is also a board-certified family nurse practitioner (FNP) (2005) and certified diabetes care and education specialist (2011).
“I am incredibly honored and humbled to be recognized on this special list of women,” Dr. Young said. “I am thankful to have led the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at FNU over the past year. As we strengthen our own environment, we have the opportunity to set an example and standard for other institutions to follow. I thank Diverse magazine for this honor and for giving us this platform to inspire others.”
2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Diverse highlighting women who have made a difference by tackling some of higher education’s toughest challenges, exhibiting extraordinary leadership skills, and making a positive difference in their respective communities. It is a true honor to have FNU faculty represented in this enlightening special report.
Click here to view the full article highlighting the efforts of Dr. Young and all of the other wonderful women who have been working hard to improve our education systems!