Allison E. McWilliams, PhD
Assistant Vice President, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development at Wake Forest University
Allison McWilliams is Assistant Vice President, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, at Wake Forest University. In these roles, she leads and provides training, support, guidance, and resources for formal and informal mentoring relationships for students, faculty and staff, and alumni, as well as leading personal and career development programs for young professionals. She has written for and spoken to national and international audiences about effective mentoring strategies, leadership, and professional development. Prior to joining Wake Forest in 2010, Allison was a public service faculty member at the University of Georgia, where she created and facilitated leadership development and organizational development programs for higher education and public sector audiences. Allison earned her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest, and holds a master’s and a doctorate from the University of Georgia.
Allison’s book, Five For Your First Five: Own Your Career and Life After College, is available from Wake Forest University’s Library Partners Press on Amazon. She writes a blog for Psychology Today, and is active on Twitter @WFUmentoring and on Twitter and Instagram @LifeAfterWake
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