HAMPTON, Va. (November 5, 2020) – Hampton University alumna, Ashleigh Williams, was recognized as a member of For(bes) The Culture, a network of diverse professionals breaking barriers in a variety of industries.
“We are never surprised by the outstanding accomplishments of our students and alumni. Ms. Ashleigh Williams continues to display her character well after graduation. She is a great example of how our students let their lives do the singing,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey.
Williams is a 2018 graduate of the Hampton University School of Business where she earned her BS in Business Administration. During her tenure at Hampton, she interned with Goldman Sachs, KPMG and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Following graduation, Williams moved to the west coast to begin a career in technology. She is a Business Development Manager, where she leads strategic partnerships in some of the leading industries invested in by Microsoft.
As a For(bes) The Culture member, Williams has access to an extensive network and mentorship opportunities with like-minded individuals. The mission of For(bes) The Culture is to create equitable pathways for black and brown professionals. For(bes) The Culture is viewed as a hub for elite leaders of color who are breaking down barriers and impacting culture globally to connect, collaborate and change. For(bes) The Culture provides a platform that fosters professional development, social consciousness, civic engagement, intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship through community service projects, social and cultural outings, personal and professional workshops, etc.
"I am deeply honored to be a part of this dynamic group of thought leaders. I truly believe that the members of For(bes) the Culture are the individuals that will help shape culture and influence decisions for years to come. I plan to use this platform to amplify diverse voices and I am excited to grow professionally alongside these leaders," said Williams.
Williams enjoys traveling, cooking and helping others with personal finance in her free time. She was a White House HBCU Ambassador, a member of National Association of Black Accountants, and Senior Class Vice President.