Vinisha Dsouza is a doctoral student at the UNC School of Nursing, with extensive experience in academia and clinical since 2003. She is passionate about Mental health and reducing stigma towards Mental illnesses. She is well versed in quality management, policy development, team building, leadership development, public speaking, and presentation. She has her master’s from Manipal College of Nursing, India. She is a joint Guinness World record holder. On a personal front, she is a nature lover known for her culinary skills, singing, love for a latte, and warm-heartedness.