Who we are

…we are trusted partners in preparing global healthcare leaders for the future

What we do

As a not-for-profit organization, The Global Education Development Institute was founded to enrich the leadership knowledge and skills of healthcare leaders across the world. The GEDI board has disseminated knowledge through a hallmark book, presentations at national and international conferences and through partnership with other global organizations.  GEDI offers online and onsite programs.

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  • Prepared over 750 nurses from 21 countries for leadership roles within their regions.
  • Global programs to: International Council of Nurses (ICN), Sigma Theta Tau International and others worldwide.
  • Celebrated our successes through the publication of Nursing without Borders.

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  • Expanding partnerships with other professional societies, healthcare and educational organizations
  • Enriching our leadership initiatives; advocating and influencing systems of care
  • Connecting healthcare leaders worldwide

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  • GEDI will be recognized as an influential voice and partner in preparing global leaders for their futures

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GEDI has a new collaborator!

Miss Florence Nightingale is in our corner in ways we could never imagine. Join us for awesome content and Miss Nightingale, too! Guaranteed fun, food & prizes, plus 10 contact hours in beautiful Walnut Creek, outside San Francisco. A portion of the proceeds go to GEDI to assist nurses in developing countries. Dr. Sheila Ryan, GEDI board member, is presenting and sharing her innovative approach to global nursing!

Incredible early bird pricing ends
February 15, 2018


Become a GEDI subscriber

…complete this brief assessment and receive a complimentary chapter from Nursing Without Borders.