Keisha Jefferies is a Toronto-based African Nova Scotian woman, born and raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. She is a registered nurse and PhD candidate in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University. Her research examines the leadership experiences of African Nova Scotian nurses and the implications for nursing practice and education. Her scholarly and advocacy work focus on addressing anti-Black racism in nursing, equitable admissions in post-secondary institutions and social justice at large. 

Keisha has clinical and policy experience in the areas of neonatal intensive care and breastfeeding. She is a Junior Fellow with the MacEachen Institute of Public Policy and Governance at Dalhousie. Lastly, her research is funded and supported by Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier-CGS), Killam Trust, Research Nova Scotia, Johnson Scholarship Foundation, BRIC NS and the Faculty of Graduate Studies and School of Nursing at Dalhousie. 


Definitely been feeling the pain of this the past few days. This will never make sense. https://t.co/KwDS0duI66

Special delivery 🥳🥳 Next week’s read: ANS nursing history! Powerful content. @KarenFlynnPhD @SenatorWanda @OfficeofANSA 🙏🏾🙏🏾 https://t.co/N6cnUqx1a7 BlackFemRN photo

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Are you a Black or Indigenous student at @DalhousieU looking to explore careers in healthcare? Connect with one of our program managers during their virtual office hours, or email them to setup a 1-on-1 session today! Office hours are tomorrow (Tues.) 11am-12pm. #MondayMention https://t.co/6PV0M7XEue BlackFemRN photo

Did not log into email this morning and got so much done... funny 🤣 Spring is lookin bright - might have to start a new trend!

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