Carolyn Williams a lecturer of Women’s Studies has watchedfirsthand how images of women have evolved over time. Having received her Bachelor’s of Arts in Women’s Studies (2003) and her Master of Social Work in 2007 (Cum Laude) both from Wichita State University. Her efforts extent throughout and regardless of her role, she always keeps the focus on making an impact. While serving as a case manager for the Mid-Town Ryan White HIV/AIDS Center, she worked directly with patients educating them on the effects of HIV/AIDS as well as prevention of transmitting the HIV/AIDS virus. She has served as a program initiative coordinator for SANKOFA Health Collective and as a public speaker for the Student Support Services at Wichita State University. Having taught a variety of courses in the women’s studies department over the past 11 years, Carolyn’s mission has been to positively impact every student that enters her classroom. Her passion comes from working with students and having a direct impact of their views of women in our society.

A native of Wichita, she has witnessed the growth of the city and the development of the beautiful campus of Wichita State University. The Courses Carolyn lecture includes Diverse Women in Popular Culture, and Women Dependencies. An active member of her church St. Paul AME Episcopal Church, Carolyn enjoys singing in the choir and serving in the community. Carolyn has two adult daughters and two grandsons of whom she enjoys traveling to visit. Her hobbies include spending time with family, traveling, reading and dancing.