Frances DiAnna Kinder, Ph.D.


The author shares a bit of her autobiographical in this essay. The story begins with her completing an undergraduate nursing education at a Lasallian university and becomes truly transformative during participation in the IALU leadership program in Rome. Much like the experience of De La Salle, “one commitment led to another” as she became involved in local, regional, and international Lasallian projects. This is a story of living the mission with hope and generosity.

Full Text: One Woman’s Lasallian Journey

Keywords: Living the mission, Nursing, Haiti,

Frances DiAnna Kinder, Ph.D.

Frances DiAnna Kinder is an assistant professor of nursing at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated with an associate degree in nursing in 1980 and decided to go back for her BSN as a working adult several years after practicing as an RN. She completed her BSN at La Salle University in the RN-BSN program and then decided to attend Gwynedd-Mercy College for her MSN to become a pediatric nurse practitioner. She then finished her Ph.D. in nursing at Widener University.

ISSN: 2151-2515
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