Dr. Charmon Parker Williams
Associate Professor and Internship DirectorCompany: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Connecting the Dots: The Intersection of Identity, Competencies and Strategies for Advancing Women into Executive Ranks
Charmon Parker Williams, PhD, is a core faculty member with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), currently serving as associate professor and internship director in the Business Psychology Department. She has been with TCSPP full time since August 2013 and as an adjunct professor since 2009. She is the past chair for the Multicultural and Diversity Affairs Committee (MDAC) and is currently upcoming chair for the Faculty Development and Promotion Committee. She has also served as an adjunct professor for the University of the Rockies and at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
During her extensive career in the corporate sector, Charmon has achieved results in a variety of leadership and consulting roles including: program manager for HR Strategy and Executive Talent Management for Hewitt Associates; vice president for the HR and Workforce Diversity Consulting Practice at James H. Lowry & Associates; personnel officer at Harris Trust and Savings Bank; and personnel psychologist for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Charmon is the founder and principal consultant for Parker Williams Consulting which focuses on organizational effectiveness, change management, diversity and inclusion, leadership assessment and coaching, strategic planning for nonprofits and training facilitation. A published author and speaker, her research interests include global leadership, expatriate success factors, career branding, and the application of I/O psychology in small businesses and nontraditional industries.
Dr. Williams received her MS and PhD in industrial organizational psychology from the Illinois Institute of Psychology and her BA in psychology from Syracuse University.