WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Lynda Chambers
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2021 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.
The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.
Meet institute member LYNDA CHAMBERS.
Title: Manager of Regional Continuing Nursing Education
Company: New Hanover Regional Medical Center
How long have you been with your current employer? 5 years
Alma Mater: University of North Carolina Wilmington
Prior career experience:
-New Hanover Regional Medical Center- Radiation oncology research: Jan 2017- Dec 2019: Coordinator of Oncology Research
-Zimmer Cancer Center: Radiation Oncology 2015-2017: staff nurse III
-Coastal Carolina Radiation Oncology- June 1997-2014: Clinical Nursing Manager for private radiation oncology practice 2005-2014
-New Hanover Regional Medical Center- inpatient medical oncology staff nurse: May 1993-2003
Current job responsibilities: Responsible for developing and managing educational programming to serve the nurses within the SEAHEC region and to support the RN workforce development through coordinating the RN Refresher Program.
Hobbies: “I enjoy reading and attending concerts. (I have seen Duran Duran about 15 times.) My husband and I also enjoy attending car shows and own a heavily modified custom Thunderbird. Most importantly, I am a Nana to twins (Hudson and Kennedi) with whom I love to spend time with.”
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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