Danisa Williams

Title Junior Trainer
Education M.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.
B.A., St. John’s University, New York, NY
Inspiration “Being around people who are passionate about what they do is what inspires me. Seeing people work hard and exude excitement when pursuing their goals inspires me to do the same. Oh, and my mom inspires me too, she's great!"

Danisa Williams, Junior Trainer, is part of Greenleaf’s team that serves USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) training unit. She provides support to the training team, schedules, and arranges logistics for training courses, maintains the learning management system (LMS), and assists OFDA learners with the LMS and course registrations.

Prior to joining Greenleaf, Danisa worked at Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Mich. as a training development leader. There, she implemented and managed the company’s manufacturing training system for multiple plants as well as developed and implemented annual training plans, among numerous other responsibilities.

Additionally, she brings administrative and project management experience from prior roles with recruitment firms w3R Consulting in Detroit and ExecuSearch in New York, N.Y.
Danisa earned a Master of Arts degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y.

What inspires Danisa? “Being around people who are passionate about what they do is what inspires me. Seeing people work hard and exude excitement when pursuing their goals inspires me to do the same. Oh, and my mom inspires me too, she’s great!”

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