Upcoming Events

SPARK –  Inclusive Leadership

October 30

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Monday, Oct. 30

Member Price: $40
Nonmember Price: $50

The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center
300 N. Fifth Street | Garland, TX 75040

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About the Topic:   

Inclusive Leadership

About the Speaker:

Jocelyn Williams serves as a Human Resources Director for Raytheon, a RTX business.

Jocelyn Williams is formerly a Business Diversity and Inclusion Leader for Raytheon Intelligence and Space at Raytheon Technologies. RTX is one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies, with 195,000 employees and $74 billion in annual sales.

Prior to joining Raytheon, Williams was the HR Senior Site Manager, serving several functions within the military aircraft systems division of Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems in Palmdale, CA. She provided talent management strategies, leadership development, organization effectiveness support, delivery of HR initiatives and leadership consulting to support of the company’s talent and growth initiatives. Williams was also responsible for developing, collaborating, implementing and measuring people strategies to support Global Operations, Mission Assurance, Facilities, Global Supply Chain, Engineering and Security.

Williams was an Adjunct Faculty member in the Human Resources Management Graduate program at Claremont University. She taught Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources Development, International HR and Diversity, and Performance Management courses. She has been a featured guest speaker and panelist at leadership conferences and diversity councils for graduate students; including international attendees.

Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from San Diego State University and a Masters of Arts in Human Resource Design from Claremont Graduate University.

About the Event Series:

Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) hosts a variety of high-profile speakers to engage business and community leaders on current business issues. The event allows professionals from a diverse business community to network and learn more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community.


Catering: Ferah Tex-Med Kitchen

Because of facility requirements, we must charge the full registration amount for reservations not canceled two business days prior to the event. See our fee policy for additional details.

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