Dr. Katherine Irizarry graduated with her EdD in
2020 at the age of 46. As she defended her dissertation, she also was committed
to working during the pandemic to help NYC residents and fellow nurses. She is
currently an assistant professor at the College of Mount Saint Vincent,
Riverdale, NY and Nurse Educator for the Montefiore Medical Center in the
Bronx. She has taught countless nurses who either still seek her advice or
currently working as her colleague at the hospital. She has been devoted her
life to help students from low socio-economic backgrounds reach their goals.