{ "Description": "Domain ownership verification file for Microsoft 365 - place in the website root", "Domain": "futureofnursingwv.org", "Id": "28ae41cc-3484-4118-9120-343bee9d14e9" }
Smiling Therapist

Nurse Entrepreneur Project

The Leadership Team developed a nurse entrepreneur course to inspire nurses and give them the skills to launch health-related businesses.

Project Lead: Laure Marino     


This PDF is Chapter 23 on Nursing Leadership through Entrepreneurship, Marino, L., Accad, A. & Barr, T. in Advanced Practice Nursing: A Global Perspective (2020).


Leadership Through Entrepreneurship




RN Entrepreneur Project Partners l to r Laure Marino Ellen Potter (OIC) Aila Accad Steve J

Project Partners:

l-r Laure Marino, Ellen Potter (Insurance Commission), Aila Accad, Steve Johnson (SBDC) 

Collaborative Partners:

  • Future of Nursing West Virginia 

  • WVU Women’s Business Center

  • Small Business Development Center

  • WV Insurance Commission

  • Department of Health and Human Services Center for Rural Health Development 

  • Advantage Valley

  • Center for Rural Health Development

​This project is being supported in part by generous funding from:

  • Campaign for Action Innovation Award

  • The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

  • The Appalachian Regional Commission

  • The US Economic Development Administration

  • The Claude Benedum Foundation 

Meet Some of Our Graduates

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom
press to zoom