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Joyce Williams

​Contact: Ann Hatch
214-378-1819; ahatch@dcccd.edu

For immediate release — Nov. 26, 2018
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(DALLAS) — Joyce Williams, the Dallas County Community College District’s associate vice chancellor for workforce and economic development, has been recognized by Walker’s Legacy as one of the organization’s “Power 15” Award recipients in Dallas. Walker’s Legacy is a digital platform for multicultural women in business and entrepreneurship.

A total of 15 Dallas recipients were honored as part of a national awards program. Presented in partnership with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the “Power 15” Award recognizes notable community and business leaders who have built successful careers in a wide array of industries, including social entrepreneurship, business, technology, education, media, real estate and other fields.

“I am honored to have been chosen as a 2018 recipient of a Walker’s Legacy ‘Power 15’ Award,” said Williams. “Representing DCCCD and our workforce initiatives in the community and with our business partners is critical to our success. I’m excited to have a pro-active role in that process.”

The 2018 Walker’s Legacy Award has been given to a total of 150 multicultural women across 10 major cities. Past honorees include Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of Atlanta; Tiffany Smith-Anoa’I, executive vice president of entertainment, diversity, inclusion and communications at CBS Entertainment; Miko Branch, co-founder of Miss Jessie’s; and others.

“We are honored to recognize Joyce Williams with this year’s ‘Power 15’ Award,” said Natalie Madeira Cofield, founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy. “We recognize the role that multicultural women in business have in our society and our economy, and we are excited to celebrate her work and the impact that she has in Dallas.”

Other 2018 Dallas recipients include: LaKesha Brown, corporate communications manager, American Airlines; Florence Salazar-Bruner, owner and CEO, Firehouse Auto Sales; Regina A. Caldwell, vice president of human resources, Evolution Health; Chanel Christoff Davis, CEO of Davis, Davis and Harmon LLC; Tiffany Fulcher, founder and CEO, Momspace; Neel Gonuguntla, business professional and attorney; Yolanda Harper, president, Alpha Discovery Group; Toni Howard Lowe, head of diversity and inclusion, McAfee, and founder, The Corporate Tea; Cynthia Marshall, CEO, Dallas Mavericks; Sara Maden-Miller, COO and co-owner, 1820 Productions; Margo Posey, president, Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council; Jennifer Stimpson, science education, founder and director, jSTEMp Science; Marguerite McClinton Stoglin, CEO and founder, CRM and Associates LLC; and Adrienne Trimble, general manager of diversity and inclusion, Toyota.

For more information, visit walkerslegacy.com.

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