Valerie Williams

Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Stripe

Valerie Williams is a diversity champion and community builder with over 13 years of experience advocating for fairness and equity across industries. She is currently the Global Head of Inclusion & Diversity at Stripe where she designs diversity programs emphasizing global economic access through entrepreneurship. Prior to Stripe, Valerie helped create the foundational internal diversity programs at Airbnb and advised on strategy for external programs aimed at preventing discrimination on the platform and promoting access to communities of color. Valerie also has extensive executive, G&A and tech recruiting experience at Google, Airbnb, and Russell Reynolds, as well as 4 years of supply chain and operational experience as HP.

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