NTNGI was founded in July of 2013 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 promote:

  • Evidence-based nursing care solutions that address the healthcare needs of marginalized patient populations.
  • Collaborative & rigorous nursing research with sound methodological and philosophical underpinnings.
  • Leadership skills development of nurses at clinical, community, academic, and policy levels.
  • Learning and excellence in practice

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 to join the nursing profession. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional Development and Training: Individualized and portfolio-based training through coaching, mentoring and professional and leadership skill-building (building resumes, cover letters & independent development plans; other skill (interviewing etc.)
  • Scholarships and Awards: Meritorious awards for academic achievement and professional contribution.
  • Annual Workshops: Interactive dialogue, exercises and skill-building
  • Others