Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President of Fielding Graduate University, will be the Graduation Speaker for APADS' 2023 Graduation and Kente Donning Ceremony to be held on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 2:30pm (PST). The ceremony will be held at the historic National Council of Negro Women, Inc. COUNCIL HOUSE in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Williams is a psychologist, advocate, and educator, wherein she applies her work at the intersection of education and psychology to her scholarship and leadership praxis. Williams completed undergraduate studies at the University of California, Davis where she majored in psychology and minored in African and African American Studies. She completed graduate study at Pepperdine University (MA in Psychology) and Georgia State University, where she earned a doctorate in counseling psychology, with an emphasis on multicultural psychology and family systems.