Walker A. WilliamsPresident and Chief
Walker A. Williams is President and Chief Executive Officer of Leadership Africa USA. Mr. Williams brings more than three decades of experience working with governments, corporations, NGOs and multilateral institutions in the U.S. and overseas.
Beginning in 1992 and continuing until he founded Leadership Africa USA in 2006, Mr. Williams served as President and Founder of Education Africa USA, focused on addressing critical educational challenges facing South Africa’s first democratically-elected government. He facilitated the following programs and projects: Education Africa Presidential and Premier Education Awards, Nelson Mandela Presidential Medallions, the Walter Sisulu Scholarship and Training Fund, and fundraising support for Education Africa’s programs in South Africa.
As a consultant, Mr. Williams has worked with more than 100 NGOs actively involved in development issues (gender equality, economic development, education, agriculture, environmental and health issues). He worked with international and U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Department of State, USAID, and the U.S. Department of Energy.
Mr. Williams is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a degree in communications. He also attended Seton Hall and Rutgers University’s Graduate Schools of Business Administration.
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