Original ArticlesDiversifying Nursing Leadership Through Commitment, Connection, and CollaborationPersaud, Sabita PhD, RN, PHNA-BCAuthor Information Notre Dame of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore. Correspondence: Sabita Persaud, PhD, RN, PHNA–BC, Notre Dame of Maryland School of Nursing, 4701 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210 ([email protected]). The author declares no conflict of interest. Nursing Administration Quarterly: July/September 2020 - Volume 44 - Issue 3 - p 244-250 doi: 10.1097/NAQ.0000000000000422 Buy Metrics Abstract By 2043, it is projected that more than half of the nation's population will belong to a minority ethnic group. Health care organizations are challenged to create teams that mirror the communities they serve. Diversity in health care leadership can improve community relations, enhance quality of care, and reduce disparities in care. While the profession of nursing has made positive strides toward increased diversity, this is not reflected in nursing leadership. This article discusses how organizations can support the leadership development of underrepresented minority nurses through connection, collaboration, and commitment. Also highlighted are strategies that underrepresented minority nurses can employ, as they pursue leadership roles. © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.