Why Sigma?

Thank you for visiting the Sigma Theta Tau International! Perhaps you’re just starting your nursing career or are thinking about pursuing an advanced degree. Or, maybe you’ve found your life’s work and are looking for ways to take your performance to the next level. No matter what stage of your nursing career, Sigma provides you with resources and opportunities to engage with other nursing leaders and develop your professional and leadership skills. Take a look around!



Membership in Sigma provides valuable resources throughout your nursing career, connection with peers, and opportunities for mentoring and making a difference in the future of healthcare. Learn more »



Sigma's communities of interest and its professional social network, The Circle, provide opportunities for members to connect with one another. Take part in the global nursing conversation! Learn more »

Sigma Foundation

STTI Foundation of Nursing

Sigma's Foundation for Nursing is tireless in its efforts to advance nursing science throughout the globe, offering collaborative research and leadership grants to members.  Learn more »


"No health without mental health"

“Research is my passion."
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Maternal Health Researcher

Sigma Theta Tau International/Rosemary Berkel Crisp grant recipient
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STTI UN Youth Representative

Advancing Global Health
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HIV Management Research

Global Nurse Research Grant Recipient
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Sigma Events

Sigma's nursing conferences are world-renowned. Join us for our biennial convention, International Nursing Research Congress, or collaborative events with other nursing organizations. Connect with peers, make a presentation, and earn continuing education nursing credits. 

Biennial Convention


We look forward to seeing you at the 44th Biennial Convention in 2017! Until then, take a look back at 2015's convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.  See photos »

Research Congress


Join nurse researchers from around  the world in Melbourne, Australia, 19-23 July 2018.  Call for abstracts is open for the 29th International Nursing Research Congress!  Learn more »

Nursing Conferences

nursing conferences

Sigma's comprehensive list of nursing conferences lets you know where in the world nurses are meeting, with details and links to more information.  Learn more »