Houston Equity Fund

Shaundra Williams

Project Specialist

Shaundra Williams has over 20 years of experience as a Workforce Development Executive in the Vocational Education industry. Over her 20 years of experience, she has worked with institutions throughout the country in various roles leading strategic initiatives focused on improving post-graduation employment outcomes, stabilizing student retention and attrition, increasing institutional profitability margins, and mentoring other up and coming leaders throughout the organization. Her efforts to connect underserved communities to the possibly of education and employment through skilled trades has afforded her the privilege to see thousands of students, many of which were first-generation college students, expand their knowledge, gain certifications and licensures, which broadened their future and stabilized families and communities. 

Ms. Williams is the CEO/Founder of Rubyz Global Coaching and Consulting, L.L.C., a Texas based organization dedicated to supporting individuals, leaders, and organizations through the development of effective systems, personal growth strategies, and leadership progression programs.  Ms. Williams believes that a culture rooted in service to others and education for all is the guaranteed catalyst for change in attitudes, beliefs, and outcomes for generations to come.   

Ms. Williams has received many awards and recognitions for her relentless efforts to build individuals, organizations, and communities from the inside out through her leadership strategies and personal growth programs. Her involvement through philanthropic initiatives and volunteerism with women empowerment organizations, specifically teenage pregnancy support organizations, has continued to fuel her passion as a servant leader.  

Ms. Williams, originally from Silsbee, Texas attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. She currently resides on Houston, Texas.