Gender Integration Specialist II
Lanice C. Williams is a Gender Integration Specialist II, supporting the USAID Transform: Primary Health Care Project in Ethiopia, the USAID Lesotho Karabo ea Bophelo (KB) Activity, and the USAID ADVANTAGE IDIQ: Advancing the Agenda of Gender Equality. Ms. Williams has 10 years of experience working on initiatives focused on gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health, positive youth development, and disease prevention in the U.S., Latin America, and the Caribbean. Prior to joining EnCompass, Ms. Williams worked at Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and supported their policy and advocacy activities to end the three epidemics through U.S. investments in the Global Fund and U.S. bilateral programs (e.g., PEPFAR, PMI, USAID Tuberculosis program). She also coordinated Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria’s partnership with business, faith-based, youth, and other civil society communities globally. She was a 2016–2017 Global Health Corps Fellow at Global Health Council and worked in the Government of the District of Columbia.
Ms. Williams holds an MS in Health Education and a BS in Biology from Howard University, where she serves as an adjunct lecturer. Ms. Williams is passionate about achieving health, gender, and racial equity.