Ajilla Foundation

International Women’s Day Keynote


March 2020: The keynote speaker for our 2020 International Women’s Day event was Lizette Williams. Marketing Executive. Culture & Branding Thought Leader. Motivational Speaker and Mentor. Lizette had a dynamic presentation titled “Remarkable: Becoming the Change You Wish To See” that was based on a famous quote by Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


View Recap: HERE

LinkedIn “State of Marketing”

Fireside Chat with Lizette Williams


November 20, 2019: At the November edition of the LinkedIn Solutions Monthly Marketplace discussion we highlighted Lizette’s personal journey to her current role, navigating marketing at the speed of culture, understanding audiences to drive action and measuring what matters most.

3% Conference, “Making Brave Work,”

Fireside Chat with Lizette Williams


November 8, 2019: A discussion on bringing courageous leadership to corporate America through the eyes of a young, Afro-Latina corporate executive and mom of two… and how she has managed to change the face of advertising to reflect America today through her brave work in the industry.

Essence Festival E-Suite: “I See You, Sis: Developing Support Systems for Black Women in Leadership,”

featuring Lizette Williams


July 6, 2019

Lizette Williams sat on a panel with a diverse group of change-makers and leaders to discuss the importance of having a support system for black women in leadership positions at the 2019 Essence Festival.


View Clip: HERE

Other Notable Speaking Engagements:

• Advertising Research Foundation Re:Think Conference

• Univision “Leading the Change” Conference

• Hispanicize

• Northwestern University Black History Month, Keynote Speaker

• Lincoln University Mass Communications Day, Keynote Speaker

• Kellogg School of Management Black Management Association Conference

• Multiple Association of National Advertisers Conferences including the Brand Masters Conference and Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference

• Guest lectured classes at DePaul University, Northwestern University, and Florida State University

• PBS, “America by The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa,” The New Mad Men


• Advertising Week

• Create & Cultivate

Keynotes, Acceptance Speeches, Snippets & More.