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With us today on the Caring Support Podcast is a nurse by day, film producer by night, author, music producer, renal strategist, and life coach, Robyn Roots! Come along with us to hear all about her song and documentary "2020 Year of The Nurse" and what motivated her to take on this very important project during the height of COVID-19.
Season 2, Episode 18
About Robyn Roots
Robyn Roots, Movie Producer, Music Producer, Kidney Coach, Renal Strategist, Menopause Expert, Consultant, Author, Public Speaker, and Influencer, has been a Nurse for over 33 years specializing in dialysis. She is also CEO of Klosa Productions LLC & Kidney Keeper LLC & Menopause Bosses.
Robyn has been a present voice in the renal Community in training over 5,000 patients, families, dialysis nurses, physicians, church congregations about renal disease and serving on expert panels during her journey as a Kidney health coach.
Robyn has produced 13 award-winning projects, some on Amazon, Tubi and other platforms.
In celebration of Nurse’s Appreciation Week, Robyn Roots wrote and directed her award-winning documentary, 2020 Year of the Nurse, during the Covid-19 pandemic. This project focused on people of colour in the medical profession sharing their experience during Covid-19 and the impact of racism in the field. Mrs. Robyn Roots has been interviewed on over 35 platforms speaking about her journey from nursing to film. Mrs. Roots believes in using media to have courageous, straightforward conversations that are necessary today. She also wrote a song, 2020 Year of the Nurse to honour nurses and people affected by Covid. The song has been awarded and nominated for best song at film festivals. She also wrote a book, 2020 Year of the Nurse: Our love affair with Nursing which shared their love of nursing and the challenges they face.