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Alaka Williams
SVP, People & Culture
Discovery, Inc.
BS, Communications, James Madison University

Awards/Honors: WICT Southeast Red Letter Award (Mentoring); Cablefax’s Most Influential Minorities; 2016 NAMIC Luminaries Class

Professional Memberships & Offices Held: WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications); NAMIC (National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications)

Volunteer Interest & Board Service: Emma Bowen Foundation’s Youth & Young Professionals Program and Year Up Program; WICT Southeast Chapter’s Student and T. Howard Foundation’s Mentoring Programs; WICT Global Board of Directors; UT CCI Board of Visitors; Knoxville Area Urban League Board; Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians Board; Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Board; Girl Talk, Inc. Board

Additional Education: Executive Leadership Development Program, Darden School of Business-University of Virginia; Senior Leadership Program, Stanford University