The Miami Foundation
Managing Director, Collective Impact
Nikisha Williams, a Miami-native, currently serves as the Managing Director of Collective Impact at The Miami Foundation. In this role she is responsible for leading large-scale change through cross-sector collaboration by bringing together government, philanthropy, nonprofits, and corporations together to solve major community challenges in bold ways that couldn’t be accomplished without collective action.
Nikisha’s career spans the public sector and communications, where she most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation. Prior to that she worked in several roles at Cable and Wireless, AT&T and GolinHarris.
She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in broadcast journalism and a Bachelor of Art in Spanish. She is a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami, a Miami Fellow and graduate of Leadership Miami. She sits on the board of Health in the Hood and the City of Opa-locka’s Historic and Environmental Preservation Board, among other organizations.