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Chelsea C. Williams speaks on early career development and diversity, equity, and inclusion at work.




Discovering Career Values

Chelsea C. Williams is the Founder & Career Strategist of College Code, a national leadership consultancy based in New York City. She is a respected bridge builder and connector on a mission to help people reach their personal best through transformative experiences. For nearly a decade, Chelsea has supported mission-driven organizations that advance education, workforce development, and leadership across the globe. Chelsea also advises global fortune 1000 companies on building and implementing inclusion and diversity strategies for the workplace and marketplace. Prior to pioneering her dream company, Chelsea worked on Wall Street at Barclays and Lazard Asset Management.


Chelsea supports her community through the Jackie Robinson Foundation Alumni Association, the New York Chapter of Education Pioneers Alumni Association, and the Tau Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.


Chelsea obtained her BA in Economics from Spelman College on full scholarship.


With a passion for human potential, Chelsea delivers keynotes that are reflective, interactive, and action focused. Chelsea has spoken at national colleges and universities, global fortune 1000s, conferences and summits, and leadership retreats in 10 states and Sydney, Australia. She delivers dynamic and relevant content that inspires personal action. Signature speaking programs include:

1.) BrandYou for Career Excellence

2.) Coaching for Career: Developing the NextGen of Global Leaders

3.) Winning Strategies for Retaining & Developing Diverse NextGen Talent

4.) Everyday Inclusion

*Speaking options: keynote, breakout sessions, and roundtables 






“Chelsea delivered an excellent advisor presentation. I learned so much and  have a new found eager to learn more in this space. We aim to have her on campus to support our students”. - Professional Development Summit, Higher Ed

“Chelsea delivered an Insightful keynote that gave me a lot of things to think about. Our leadership team is now eager to take our programming to the next level!” - Corporate Leadership Summit, Finance

“Chelsea delivered a highly impactful multi-generational PD and started a  wonderful conversation amongst my colleagues. I look forward to implementing these practices”. - Professional Development Summit, Non-Profit

“Chelsea's BrandYou program was beneficial as I try to align my vision and values as an early career professional. I’m eager to learn more  from her as I explore opportunities post-graduation” - Career Development Conference, Princeton student