Darlene Brown Williams, PhD, BPS ‘00, MPA ‘04

‘My private life mirrors my professional life:’ Union Settlement CEO on her devotion to public service.

Darlene Williams, PhD, BPS ‘00, MPA ‘04, MCNY Trustee and President & CEO of Union Settlement sits down for a discussion with New York Nonprofit Media.

After over two decades of leadership in public service, Darlene Williams is now the CEO of Union Settlement, a nonprofit organization that offers comprehensive services to East Harlem residents. From working in New York City agencies such as the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Administration for Children’s Services and the Department of Veterans’ Services, to working under Christine Quinn at Win and Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, Williams has been a leader for a long time and has thrived under many challenging circumstances. 

Learn more about Dr. Williams in the September 18, 2023, profile by Angelique Molina-Mangaroo in NYN Media.