Dr. G. Rumay Alexander, noted author and consultant, is a professor in the School of Nursing, special assistant to the dean of the Adams School of Dentistry, and inclusion/chief diversity officer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At the end of 2019, she completed her presidency of the National League for Nursing, the voice for nursing education which has over 40,000 nurse educators and 1,200 schools of nursing. As one of nursing's prominent thought leaders, guiding individuals in academic, corporate, health care, and religious organizations in the exploration of marginalizing processes and lived experiences of difference, her expertise has and continues to be frequently sought. She has been appointed to transformative healthcare initiatives, including the Commission of Workforce for Hospitals and Health Systems of the American Hospital Association. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, a Master's of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and a Doctorate in Education, Administration, and Supervision from Tennessee State University.