Vice President for Durham and Community Affairs
As Duke’s vice president for Durham and community affairs, Stelfanie Williams leads and coordinates Duke’s diverse and innovative community efforts in areas such neighborhood partnerships, community health, education, workforce development. Her work addresses issues of concern to the community such as affordable housing and infrastructure, early childhood education and school readiness, college and career readiness, food security and nutrition, and nonprofit support. She builds connections between Duke and Durham Public Schools, Durham Technical Community College and North Carolina Central University, local businesses and nonprofit organizations. And, the office oversees the Doing Good employee giving campaign. Williams is a Duke alum and has more than 20 years of higher education experience including recognition at the state and national level. She serves on multiple state and local organization boards and is engaged in myriad professional and civic organizations.