Dr Erroline Williams Is the Director of Professional Development of Duquesne University's School of Leadership.
My coaching client, Kelly Russell, joined me to interview her for Journey To Success Radio.
Having Kelly co-host the show with me was part of our effort to get him comfortable with being uncomfortable. Kelly introduced me to Dr Williams, who he knows from attending all the Leadership Breakfasts, which Dr Williams organizes.
Dr. Williams is Director, Professional Development and Corporate Outreach at Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement where she develops leadership programs for corporations and nonprofit organizations within the region.
Dr. Williams designed the Leadership Breakfast Series since 2011. She manages the Power of Leadership Program and Staff Professional Development Program for Duquesne University employees.
Dr. Williams is a Professional Coach and believes in serving her clients on their journey to an authentic fulfilling life, personally and professionally. She is a strong supporter of volunteerism and is a Board Member with Dress for Success, Pittsburgh, Board Member and mentor for Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., a high school mentoring program, member of the University of Pittsburgh African American Alumni Council, and member of The Association for Talent Development Pittsburgh Chapter. She is the co-founder of the University of Pittsburgh’s Alliance of Urban Scholars, in the School of Education.
Dr. Williams earned her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, master’s degree from Duquesne University, and bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed the Women in Leadership Program at Duquesne University and the CORO Women in Leadership and Leaders in Learning Programs.
Dr. Erroline Williams has been honored with several awards, including, the 2014 Champion of the Future Award by Tomorrow’s Future, Inc., the 2013 New Pittsburgh Courier Women of Excellence Award, the 2012 Pittsburgh Business Times’ Human Resources Leadership Award, and the 2011 Women of Integrity.
She and her husband Wayne reside in Plum Boro, PA.
The mission of Dress for Success Pittsburgh is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and life.
Dress for Success Pittsburgh operates two programs aimed at assisting women in crisis and/or time of critical life transition. Our programs focus on providing a continuum of support and opportunities for low income women to compete, advance and support themselves and their families.