The obstacles that keep many nurses out of leadership roles are systemic, structural, and age-old.
Samantha Rick currently serves as an advocacy and policy officer at IntraHealth International and as deputy director of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition. She comes with eight years of experience in global health and international development and has visited over 50 countries.
Previously, she worked with the USAID Bureau for Global Health and the Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations. She received her MA in anthropology of development and social transformation from the University of Sussex.