Douglass Williams is one of the most experienced and qualified Ombuds in the profession. In addition to UConn Health, she has served as the Ombuds for Georgia State University, MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Green Climate Fund, the World Health Organization, and the United Nations Funds and Programmes. She served two terms on the IOA Board of Directors (including a year as Secretary) and is a frequent speaker and trainer. Douglass Williams graduated from Purdue University and earned her JD at UC Davis. (LinkedIn.)
December 20, 2021
Leading Ombuds to Head New Program at Pinterest
Donna Douglass Williams, CO-OP, has been selected as the Head of Ombuds for Pinterest. She brings over two decade of Ombuds experience to the international social media company, most recently as the Ombudsperson for the University of Connecticut health system. As the Pinterest Ombuds, Douglass Williams will be an integral part of a plan to reform the company's workplace culture. She will would serve over 2,500 employees who work in offices around the world. Although details are still pending, it is expected that the Pinterest Ombuds program will follow IOA standards.