Viancca Williams, Ph.D.
Viancca Williams, Ph.D., (she/her/ella) is a mother, wife, and educator. Originally from Santurce, Puerto Rico, Viancca has previously worked in non-profit training and development focused on building inclusive environments, the insurance industry, and in higher education before switching gears to work in association management and talent development.
She has facilitated leadership and character development institutes since she was 15 years old and has traveled the nation to advocate and help create inclusive and just spaces that lead to individual and community success.
Viancca received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Tampa, and a Master in Curriculum and Instruction (with a concentration in College Student Affairs) and a Doctor of Philosophy (with a concentration in Higher Education Administration) from the University of South Florida. Her award-winning dissertation focused on the retention and attrition factors of higher education professionals; her other professional and research interests include effective supervision, talent development cycles, inclusive organizational structures, and women’s empowerment.