Master of Arts, Educational Leadership/Student Affairs, Central Michigan University
Johniqua Williams is a Colorado native and has received her education from a variety of institutions across the county. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership/Student Affairs from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. She is a doctoral candidate in the Educational Leadership Program at Columbus State University.
Williams is the Diversity Professional at Columbus State University. She serves as chair of the university’s Diversity Committee and is responsible for identifying institutional priorities, programs, and initiatives that advance CSU’s inclusive, excellence agendas for faculty, staff, and student populations. She has been an adjunct faculty at Columbus State University for six years, teaching Introduction to Cultural Diversity.
With more than 10 years of experience within diversity, she has a collaborative and intentional approach to creating an inclusive synergy and development between practice and partnership. She is committed to immersing others in their organization and business by understanding the culture, aims, strengths, and challenges. Through interactive activities, she aims to develop a unified strategy and identifies targeted solutions that result in maximum impact, optimal performance, and sustainable systemic change.
Identity and Privilege Awareness
Identify Unconscious Bias
Bridge the Generational Gap
Utilize Inclusion to Become a Higher Performing Team