Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leadership Network (DEILN)

members of the Diversity Symposium conference

The DEILN serves as a convening body to unite expertise, experience, and guidance for academic nursing in Leading Across Differences.
This network collectively explores innovative approaches to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in academic nursing and the nursing workforce.

Who Should Join?

Membership in DEILN is open to all faculty, deans, and staff with an interest in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion goals. This network will be of particular interest to diversity officers, administrators responsible for multicultural/diversity affairs, and those serving in or aspiring to similar roles.

Why Join?

The DEILN supports the efforts of AI member institutions and academic nursing at the local, regional, and national levels to advance diversity and inclusion. These efforts include, but are not limited to:

  • Sharing evidence-based promising practices
  • Engaging with the membership
  • Providing consultative services
  • Convening networking forums

The goal of DEILN is to align its efforts with the strategic diversity goals and objectives of AI and the larger nursing community.

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Upcoming Conference

GNSA Conference overview page

Diversity Symposium

June 2025 | Location TBD

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Connect with the DEILN Online Community

Nursing NAP Conference

Connect with DEILN colleagues nationwide using AI’s Online DEILN Community! This online forum provides a convenient way for you to ask for expert advice, seek practical solutions to everyday challenges, identify best practices, and share the latest news. Start a conversation, join in on a topic, or just check out what the platform is all about. The DEILN Online Community is available to DEILN Network Members only.