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Dr. Nevada Winrow

AFFILIATION: Black Girls Dive Foundation Inc.

TITLE: Founder/CEO

LOCATION: Maryland


EXPERTISE AREA: Black/African-American Communities, DEIJ, Youth, Youth Marine/Ocean Studies


Dr. Nevada Winrow is a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine-trained Pediatric Neuropsychologist who has served as a clinical practitioner and a professor and administrator in higher education for over a decade in roles as Dean, Provost, and Senior Executive Vice President and has served as a Board of Trustee at two HBCUs.

Throughout her professional career, she has served as a member of the Fulbright Scholars Review Board and the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and currently serves on the Board of the Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association. Nevada is an alumna of several institutions that include Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Howard University, and Lincoln University and completed fellowships in Neuroradiology, Psychoneuroimmunology, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Neurochemistry.

She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and is member-affiliated with many professional organizations. She is a member of the Maryland Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and is an FAA licensed sUAS pilot and serves as a CAP aerospace educator. With an astrological sign of Pisces, she was destined to love the water. Nevada is a PADI Master Scuba Diver, and an associate member of the Women’s Diving Hall of Fame and the American Academy of Underwater Sciences. She currently serves as the National Chairwoman of Youth Programs for the National Association of Black Scuba Divers.


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