"Blanche has found her voice, because leadership
is choice and greatness is achieved through character
and contributions." ---Dr.
Williams, M.S. is recognized as a transformational
leader, international speaker, trainer/facilitator,
educator, and author. She has a proven track record
for elevating audiences, organizations, and individuals
to perform at their highest and greatest potential.
Her company, Greatness By Design, LLC, specializes
in performance improvement, leadership development,
team building, motivational speaking, human optimization,
integrated talent management and coaching. Her clients
have included government agencies, small business, corporations,
executives, educational institutions, professionals,
Williams has earned a stellar broadcast reputation as
the pioneering National XM Satellite Radio Talk Show
Host of Greatness By Design. For over 7 years,
she conducted interviews with high profile and distinguished
guests, including Dr. Stephen Covey, Maya Angelou, Charles
OsGood, Quincy Jones, Suze Orman, Laila Ali, Kerry Washington,
Iyanla Vanzant, Dr. Dorothy Height, Geoffrey Canada,
Dr. Ruth Simmons, Janice Bryant-Howroyd, and Deepak
Guest List and testimonials).
She also produced provocative current issue roundtables
and covered historical events including live coverage
of the 2008 Democratic National Convention and Presidential
Nomination of Barack Obama in Denver followed by front
row coverage of the 2009 Presidential Inauguration in
her renowned XM radio roundtable series, Race &
Gender in our Nation, she founded and currently
leads the National Black Women's Town Hall, Inc.
(NBWTH), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, dedicated
to addressing black women and girl's issues and concerns
through dialogue, leadership development, advocacy,
solution-building and mentoring. Because of her focus
on women, leadership, and media literacy, she is an
expert for Women's Media Center SHESOURCE.
also uses her broad range of experience and expertise
as a Adjunct Professor for the Center for Leadership
and Professional Studies at Palm Beach State College.
She is author of How To Design Your Mind For Greatness,
the 21st Century Sisterhood of Greatness Manifesto,
contributing author in bestselling series Chicken
Soup for the African-American Woman's Soul, and
most recently featured in The Color Complex (Revised):
The Politics of Skin Color in the New Millennium.
Her academic writings have been published in international
business management journals including "Creating
and Maintaining an Efficient "Built Ford Tough"
Learning Organization: The Evolution of Organizational
holds a Master's of Science in Leadership (Sigma Beta
Delta)from the Wayne Huizenga School of Business and
Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and
a BA in Communication Studies from University of Maryland
University College. She has received several awards
with the most recent being the 2012 ICABA 100 Most Accomplished
leverages her abilities, skills, education and experience
to elevate her clients potential by expanding their
perspective, supporting their vision, and holding them
accountable. Blanche believes, "We lead from
where we are and succeed by choice. Choose wisely."
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