Speakers and Special Guests


Darnisha Pitts

University of Virginia

Darnisha Pitts is a 4th year nursing student formerly in the College of Arts and Sciences. However, she decided that nursing was her passion and transferred into the School of Nursing in her 2nd year. During her 5 years at UVA, she has been involved in various organizations such as: Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc., Madison House, Human and Animal Support Services, Early Visions Mentorship Program, School of Nursing Student Ambassador, and Diversity in Nursing for a Better Community. Darnisha currently work as a Patient Care Technician at UVA Hospital on 3 Central – General Medicine where she will continue her career there as a Registered Nurse in the summer. Darnisha is originally from Tappahannock, VA – hometown of Chris Brown – and enjoys snuggling with her two pets back at home: her dog, Max and cat, Sam, as long as exploring the many exciting places here in Charlottesville.