Antha Williams

Speaker

Bloomberg Philanthropies - Environment Program Lead

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Quick Bio

Antha N. Williams leads the Environment Program at Bloomberg Philanthropies, Michael R. Bloomberg’s philanthropic organization with a mission to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. Under Antha’s direction, Bloomberg Philanthropies supports environmental initiatives to improve sustainability of cities around the world, to accelerate the transition to clean energy, and to combat overfishing. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ environment program also serves as the hub of Michael Bloomberg’s personal efforts to combat climate change – including in his role as United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for cities and Climate Change. Previously Antha served as Senior Vice President at Corridor Partners, a donor advisory firm focused on climate and clean energy. Antha also worked as the Advocacy Executive at Atlantic Philanthropies, a global philanthropic foundation, and as Program Officer at Beldon Fund, where she worked on environmental issues in the United States. Outside of philanthropy, Antha has worked as a campaigner and organizer, directing large scale voter protection efforts and serving in leadership positions for five years with Green Corps, a training program for aspiring environmental organizers. Antha graduated from Dartmouth College and lives in New York.


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