Janice Eatman-Williams

Director, FOCUS Programs - Student-Based Outreach
Division of Student Affairs

Janice Eatman-Williams is the Director of the FOCUS Group School-Based Outreach in the CWRU Division of Student Affairs.  She has been an advocate and activist for access and excellence in education for young people for more than 25 years.  Her services have been shared through the years while employed at Tri-C Metro Campus, Vocational Guidance Services, the (now) Cleveland Metropolitan School District and other institutions.  She devotes her time to many organizations and efforts whose mission is the empowerment of community. She is a graduate of Hawken School, received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and is a graduate of the Weatherhead School of Management and the Mandel School at Case Western Reserve University. 

In addition to her work on the SJI Leadership Team, Ms. Eatman-Williams serves on the Diversity Leadership Council, the SAC Community Service Committee, as a Campus Advisor to several student leadership groups, and is engaged in numerous community-based initiatives. She is a 2009 recipient of the President’s Award for Distinguished Service at CWRU, and a recipient of awards from other organizations recognizing her service to community. Ms. Eatman-Williams is and has always been proud to call the City of Cleveland home.

Interview with Janice Eatman Williams - What is Social Justice?