Comm Graduate Among 21st Century Leaders

Jessica Williams '17

Jessica Williams '17 of Rockport, was one of ten students to be honored as a 21st Century Leader at Undergraduate Commencement. Williams, a double major in communication and philosophy with a minor in sociology, served as a senator in the Student Government Association and a peer advisor here in the communication department. She worked with the TEDxAmherst team to organize a 750-person conference on campus, interned at WGBH in Boston and PBS in Arlington, Virginia. She also took part in Alternative Spring Break working on service projects in El Paso. Williams plans to work in television research or programming, and with the goal of working in content strategy at a television network.