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Terri L. Williams, is a certified Dare to Lead Facilitator. She is a US Army Veteran and survivor of the September 11th Attack on the Pentagon.
Terri L. Williams is a native of Michigan, a former US Army soldier and federal employee where she worked for the highest level of senior officials inclusive of the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and the Secretary of Transportation. Additionally, she has served as a practitioner in human resources; chief learning officer; performance and strategic outcomes officer; leadership coach, and chief of protocol (diplomacy)
She is an alumnus of a myriad of senior level executive development programs from American University, Georgetown University, the Federal Executive Institute, (FEI) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Senior Executive Service Development Program (SESCDP). Terri received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland, Averett University, and National-Louis University.Additionally, she has a number of certifications as a facilitator for topics that include: Executive and Leadership Presence, Dare to Lead (Brene Brown), International School of Protocol & Diplomacy, Korn Ferry Leadership Architect, Arbinger Institute Outward Mindset, CoachDiversity, and US Army Professional Military Education (leadership courses basic, primary, and advanced).
Terri is 10-year alumnus of The Pentagon, having worked in senior offices across all services (Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps).Additionally, she is a survivor of the September 11th Attack on America at the Pentagon, where she served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy. She aided in standing up the Pentagon Crisis Center on September 12, 2001.Terri has received numerous military and civilian awards inclusive of the Department of Defense Civilian Meritorious Service Award, The Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, and the US Army Commendation Medal. In addition, 1997, Terri was selected by the Women In Military Service for America (WIMSA) to represent the United States Army on a commemorative postage stamp honoring over 2 million women who served the Nation. To date the post office has published more than 37 million stamps.
Terri is an advocate for military and women veteran issues.She volunteers in the federal government, military, and veteran communities with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), The Heritage Foundation (military focus), and the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point Admissions Team for Minority Outreach. She has been called to participate in Congressional Roundtable discussions regarding women veterans access to healthcare.
Terri is based in Washington, D.C. and may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org