Celebrating Women Virtually: programming provided to empower for International Women’s Day and Month

Monday, March 8, 2021

University of Iowa organizations and institutions are providing programming that focuses on leadership and self-preservation throughout March in celebration of International Women’s Day and Month.

The overlooked key to leading through chaos

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Ask executives to list traits of great leaders and they will probably name vision, honesty, or the ability to execute change. Rarely mentioned is one critical capability that leaders need most in turbulent times: sensemaking, the ability to create and update maps of a complex environment in order to act more effectively in it.

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business creates new DEI position

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

As a part of its action plan and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative, the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business created a new faculty fellow position and named Michele Williams as the first person to take on the role.

Tippie promotes Williams and Rivera to DEI positions

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The Tippie College of Business has created two new positions to help the college meet key strategic goals around diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

In the news

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Assistant Professor Michele Williams and Lecturer Nick Westergaard are quoted in a Des Moines Register article about Twitter and deleting old tweets, and the college's possible new online MBA programming appeared in the Gazette (Cedar Rapids).

Williams brings research experience to her teachings on negotiation

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Not all teams are successful—it takes good communication, skill diversity, and trust. Many courses taught in the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business stress teamwork and its importance in business relationships. When Assistant Professor Michele Williams teaches the Dynamics of Negotiations course, she brings over 15 years of research into her classrooms.

New study suggests women are leading startups

Saturday, October 28, 2017

CBS2/Fox 28 reports on a new business coming to NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids, operated by a woman. Reporter interviewed MIchele Williams, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship, who discussed the dearth of businesses owned by women.