Big Sister, Little Sister Dialogues
On Thursday, February 3rd, 2022, the Big Sister-Little Sister Dialogues program will welcome Brentnie Adams, a Registered Nurse, as its guest speaker at their monthly dialogue’s sessions held at The Buffalo School for Culinary Arts and Hospitality.
Brentnie Adams, registered nurse, a young entrepreneur resides in Buffalo, New York. Currently, she works as a Quality Assurance Specialist for Maximus. Brentnie obtained her bachelor’s in Nursing from D'Youville College in 2007 and a master’s in Nursing Education from Daemen College in 2015.
She is the proud owner of Footprints Case Management where individuals receive professional guidance obtaining services in the community that promotes better healthcare outcomes.
Caring for others is at the heart of her compassion, which extends itself into ministry work. Brentnie has taken mission trips to Juarez, Mexico (1999) and Managua, Nicaragua (2010) where medical and dental services were provided.
Brentnie was a recipient of the Gospel Music Workshop of America award in March 2017 and the Mary B. Talbert award in 2019. She is currently a member of the New York State Adult Association, Jack and Jill of America, Buffalo Black Nurses, and President of Iota Eta Eta Inc. of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
The Uncrowned Queens Research Institute, Inc., in partnership with the Buffalo Public Schools, has implemented this girl's mentoring program for high school girls representing every high school across the District for the past three years. This year-long mentoring program engages 30 female scholars and focuses on supporting college & career readiness, school attendance, and improving graduation rates. Program highlights include instructional workshops with mentors, high profile women of color serving as Keynote speakers, culturally relevant history lessons and excursions, college tours, worksite job shadowing opportunities, raising scholar voice and enhancing public speaking skills. Instructional lessons and workshops focus on women’s issues and unique challenges and opportunities facing girls and women of color. The program is supported by the Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo.