Empower Nurses to Save Lives in the Global Village


NTNGI was founded in July of 2012 by two then nursing doctoral students from the University of California, San Francisco and is facilitated by nurses who are driven by the desire to support the nursing community through education and professional development. NTNGI is committed to the development, through collaborative partnerships, of workforce capacity and empowerment of nurses as leaders, scholars, and research scientists. We aim to help advance the nursing profession and the wellbeing of patients in the global village through Practice, Scholarship, Leadership, and Research.


  • To support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses who are committed to making a difference in the global community.
  • To promote the development of evidence-based nursing care solutions that address the healthcare needs of vulnerable and underprivileged patient populations.
  • To generate nursing research based upon rigorous methodology, collaboration, diversity, integrity, and accountability to vulnerable and underprivileged patient populations.
  • To promote leadership of nurses at clinical, academic, and policy levels.

Areas of Interest

NTNGI strives to advance its vision by promoting, at a grassroots level, Practice, Research, Leadership, and Scholarship within and across global nursing communities:

  • Practice: Acute Care, Family Care, Community Health
  • Research: Peer-reviewed studies that focus on utilization of community-based, culturally sensitive nursing models that are tailored to meet the needs of the populations being served
  • Leadership: Clinical, academic, policy-focused, mentorship opportunities
  • Scholarship: Education, institutional capacity building


Our services are geared toward training, supporting, and empowering professional nurses, nursing students, and those considering the nursing profession. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional development activities and workshops
  • Training exercises in leadership, practice, and research
  • Scholarships and other awards
  • Community-based activities through our Wellness Mobile Clinic, which aims to promote the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations in the global community