Doctor Jennifer Dohrn is the Associate Director of Nursing at ICAP, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Assistant Professor of Nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing. She is the Project Director for Nursing Education Partnership Initiative (NEPI). She holds a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, with specialization in Women’s Health and Nurse-Midwifery. Dr. Dohrn has been a nursing educator for twenty years, and continues a clinical practice at a community health center in New York where she was responsible for developing its Maternity Services. Currently, as Project Director for ICAP’s Nurse Capacity Building Program/Nursing Education Partnership Initiative Coordinating Center, she has guided the birth of this program in five NEPI countries (Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, and Democratic Republic of Congo). She has worked in the area of capacitating nurses and midwives, with a focus on HIV/AIDS care, in the U.S. since 1994, and in Southern Africa since 2003. As the landscape changes with increased responsibilities for nurses and midwives, she is now witnessing how nurses can play an expanded role in health systems strengthening and impacting on health outcomes. She has been able to bring her many years of experience in nursing education, clinical nurse midwifery, and program building at the international level all to bear in contributing to her work. She is proud to be a contributor to nursing/midwifery voices being finally heard at the global level and regionally.