Alicin Reidy Williamson
Panelist; Chief Inclusion Officer, Endeavor
Williamson leads all diversity, equity and inclusion efforts across Endeavor. Prior to joining Endeavor, Reidy Williamson was with The Raben Group, a national public policy and communications strategy firm, where she led the firm’s New York office as well as its diversity, equity and inclusion practice as Managing Principal.
Williamson built her career fostering public affairs and corporate social responsibilities initiatives. She served as a Senior VP at MTV Networks and Viacom where she created the company’s Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs department and helped build the Office of Global Inclusion to increase company visibility in diverse communities and aid diversity recruitment efforts. Williamson also partnered with Viacom Government Affairs building coalition between advocacy groups and corporate relations in support of the company’s legislative agenda and oversaw employee engagement. As a program director and Senior Program Officer at The Fund for the City of New York, Williamson provided technical assistance and capacity building to city agencies and nonprofit youth serving organizations. Williamson has been recognized with a commendation from the City of New York for women’s leadership, induction to the YWCA Academy of Women Leaders, and a “Woman of Influence” award from Essence Magazine and several recognitions from the cable and telecommunications industry. Williamson serves on the board executive committees of the New York Urban League, Food Research and Action Center and as board chair of All Souls School. She previously was on the board of NAMIC and the USO.