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Maxine Williams

Facebook
Global Dir of Diversity
Maxine Williams is the Global Director of Diversity at Facebook.  In this role, she develops strategies to harness the unlimited potential of Facebook’s talent while managing a high-performing team of diversity program managers from the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.  Prior to Facebook, she served as the Director of Diversity for a global law firm.  A graduate of Yale University, she received her law degree with first class honors from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. As an attorney, she has represented clients in criminal, civil and industrial courts in both her native Trinidad and in the U.K. at the Privy Council.  She has worked with multiple international organizations on development and human rights issues and has had a parallel career as a broadcast journalist and on-air presenter.