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Dr. Aida L. Egues, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, PHCNS-BC, CNE, an Assistant Professor of nursing at the City University of New York, New York City College of Technology, is a professional registered nurse licensed in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. She has a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP), Educational Leadership from Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, where she received the Director’s Award for the Outstanding DNP Graduate. Dr. Egues is a certified nurse educator, a board-certified public health clinical nurse specialist, and a board-certified advanced public health nurse. She is a peer-reviewed published author with multiple national, regional, and local awards and grants received for her work addressing adoption and support of technology, bullying, community health initiatives, horizontal/lateral violence in nursing, humanities linkages within the health professions, mentoring and mentorship, research with Hispanic nurses, and service learning in nursing education. Dr. Egues’ numerous international, national, and regional invited, keynote, and workshop presentations focused on mentoring as well as extensive community service have led to the RN Excellence NY/NJ Regional Award Finalist in the Mentoring Category, as well as appointment to the Mentorship Academy Board of Directors of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, which oversees the personal and professional development of Hispanic nurses nationwide, and The Nurses Educational Funds, Inc., a 100-year-old organization comprised of prominent leaders in nursing. In addition, she is a dedicated mentor in the Academic Nurse Educator Institute for Scholarship, and on the Mayor’s Center for Economic Opportunity/New York City Health & Hospitals Corporation Nurse Mentoring Program. At City Tech, her mentoring continues through student and peer collaborations which include the National Student Nurses Association, the Undergraduate Research Committee, the Professional Development Advisory Committee, NEH and Title V Grants, and with Honors and Emerging Scholars.