Tag Archives: Nursing and Social Justice

Betty Smith Williams: A Nursing Trailblazer and Advocate for Diversity

Betty Smith Williams, a luminary in nursing and a tireless advocate for diversity and inclusion, is celebrated for her groundbreaking contributions to the nursing profession. Born on December 28, 1924, Williams’ journey into nursing reflects a lifelong commitment to addressing disparities in healthcare, promoting cultural competency, and fostering diversity in the nursing workforce. From the[…more]

Lillian Wald: Pioneering Social Work and Public Health Nursing

Lillian Wald, a trailblazer in nursing and public health, emerged as a transformative figure in the early 20th century, reshaping the landscape of healthcare through her pioneering work in social reform and community health. Born on March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wald’s journey into nursing would become a beacon of advocacy for the underserved[…more]