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Student Speakers

Portrait of DNP Student Speaker Lauren KalemberDNP Graduate Speaker Lauren Kalember

As a manager in Nursing Professional Development at Seattle Children’s Hospital and faculty at the University of Washington, it is safe to say Lauren Kalember has a passion for empowering nurses through education. Her work has led her to use evidence-based solutions to address key issues in nursing including: bias & discrimination in the clinical learning environment, improving the accessibility to learning for post-licensure night-shift nurses and preparing nurses to care for patients with growing mental health needs. With a DNP degree and a deep commitment to championing evidence-based problem solving in healthcare, Lauren continues to advocate for nurses and the critical role they play in our healthcare system.

BSN Graduate Speaker Brynn Sorensen

Portrait of Brynn Sorenson

Brynn is a loving wife and devoted mother of four who was inspired to get into nursing to help empower people with their medical decisions. She completed her preceptorship in Hospice Care and plans to continue working in end-of-life care.