Dr. Shanita Williams

Dr. Shanita Williams is a TEDx Speaker, author, coach and serves as the Associate Vice President of Talent Engagement and Inclusion for Southern New Hampshire University. As a leader in HR she provides thought leadership on the employee experience, culture, feedback, belonging, employee networks, flexible work practices and the future of work. Dr. Williams uses intelligent listening techniques to understand the relationship between employee preferences and the university needs to curate employee centric projects or initiatives that help recruit, retain and empower world class talent to deliver on the mission. She is an instinctive collaborator and strategic thought partners to the C-Suite on university-wide action plans that ensure engagement, diversity, equity, and inclusion are embedded into the university’s core talent and business processes that further advance the mission and student success.