Birgit Umaigba

Birgit Umaigba

ICU/ER Registered Nurse and Clinical Course Director, Centennial College

Birgit Umaigba is a Clinical Instructor at Centennial College, a mentor, speaker, and critical-care nurse in the Greater Toronto Area. She has extensive experience in Emergency Room and Critical Care nursing and teaches across a broad range of clinical/academic settings. Birgit is a vocal advocate for anti-racist healthcare and education, nurse wage increases, improvements to labour conditions and the increased employment of Internationally Educated Health Care Professionals (IEHPs) across Canada. She has published opinion pieces on these and related subjects in media outlets across the country and internationally. Also, she has commentaries and articles on nursing advocacy in the Toronto Star, Chatelaine, Al-Jazeera, Forbes Magazine and has appeared on TVO, CTV, CP24, Global news, CBC, and NewsX India.