Kumari

Williams

Global Head of Programs & Operations, Belonging & Diversity , Workday

Kumari Williams is the current Global Head of Programs & Operations, Belonging & Diversity at Workday.  Kumari and team focus on identifying ways to improve inclusion, belonging and equity enterprise-wide within Workday.  Prior to joining Workday, she was the Sr. Director of Global Talent Management and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at HARMAN International where she had global oversight over diversity & inclusion and the performance management and calibration processes.

With over 18 years of experience in Human Resources across multiple industries Kumari has a strategic and hands-on approach and has excelled over the years by understanding the needs of the business and applying pragmatic solutions that make great impact.

Kumari is active in the community and serves as the Vice President of Perfectly Scarred, Inc. an organization that engages with and encourages youth that are burn survivors.

Kumari holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Grand Valley State University and an MBA from Wayne State University. In 2020 she was recognized as one of Automotive News’ Rising Stars for 2020 and was a receipt of the Women Worth Watching in STEM award by Diversity Journal.

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