Meisha Amia (Woolford) is well known for the impact she has created in the travel nurse industry since 2012 when she took her first contract in Atlanta, GA. Born in Cambridge, MD and nursing graduate from Coppin State University, Meisha now has 15 years of experience and a master’s degree in nursing executive leadership. Over the years she has done her footwork in the community to give back, to educate and to empower other leaders. Registered Nurses who want to negotiate and build a sustainable travel nurse career have been under her mentorship. And she is also a known mentor for high school students interested in nursing.
Award winning for her service in the community, Meisha is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., a published author, former travel nurse of 11 years, a youth mentor, a career coach, and consultant for digital brands. Her self-help book for travel nurses is called, The Bedside Boss: From Scrubs to Six Figures. In 2016 Meisha started activating communities for empowerment and education in nursing and entrepreneurship. Meisha founded communities Chicks with Cheques that grew to more than 20,000 entrepreneurs and The Nurse Power Network, which is a community with over 30,000 nurses and home of the Nurse Power Brunch.
Being a community leader in nursing and event settings since 2014, she has developed a passion for community health events and wellness, especially for women and children. Her new role includes coordinating the Adolescent Health Program projects in the community for MDH, focusing on STIs, HIV and teen pregnancy prevention and improving adolescent health outcomes overall. Meisha's mission is to be a pioneer in nursing, sharing her knowledge and skills to promote wellness and self-care within the profession and the adolescents of her community.
Community Nurse Leader & Mentor
Your go-to nurse for facilitating workshops, keynote speaking, panel discussions, events, and mentorship.
My Travel Nurse Course teaches nurses how to leave that hospital employee mindset for that six figure negotiating contracts mindset. We cover the ins and outs, the what if's, how to double or triple your income and enjoy 2-3 months vacation a year.
My healthcare training classes are ideal for those who want to get started in nursing or explore the idea. We offer the Maryland Board of Nursing Medication Technician Program, CPR & First Aid, Family Newborn Care, and Certified Nursing Assistant courses at our agency, Forever Nurse Staffing.