Angela Williams is the first Black woman to serve as president and CEO of United Way Worldwide. She has more than 30 years of impactful leadership experience in the nonprofit and corporate sectors. She leads a global network impacting 48 million people across 37 countries, focusing on health, education, economy strengthening, and local resilience.
Williams’ innovative approach includes actively listening to and responding to the needs of historically marginalized communities. Her diverse professional background includes roles as CEO of Easterseals, Executive VP at the YMCA of the USA, and various roles in government and legal sectors. She is an ordained minister with degrees from the University of Texas School of Law and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology.