Eboni Williams Moderates Black Enterprise Panel
Best-Selling Author, National Television Host, & Attorney
- Former Fox News co-host, Fox Sports host, and CBS news correspondent
- Best-selling author of Pretty Powerful, which encourages and empowers women to develop and flaunt their strengths
- Expert moderator who offers powerful speeches on issues ranging from policy and women's leadership to personal branding and diversity and inclusion
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Eboni K. Williams has emerged as a powerful media voice in the national conversation where politics, law, justice, and popular culture intersect.
Ms. Williams is a respected attorney, best-selling author, and national television personality. It was just announced that Eboni will be joining REVOLT TV as a co-host for its popular show, State of the Culture, debuting in September 2019. A unique opportunity to impact the culture at a critical time, Ms. Williams aims to bring new perspective with her savvy expertise.
She recently served as host for a VH1 special titled, In Session Live with Dr. Jess. Eboni’s broadcast resume includes national anchoring and hosting roles for Fox News Channel, Fox Sports, NBA 2K as well as correspondent or contributor roles with CBS News, HLN, CNN, and NFL Network
Ms Williams made her literary debut with her book, Pretty Powerful: Appearance, Substance & Success, which was released in September 2017. Part memoir, part manifesto, Pretty Powerful interweaves stories from Eboni’s family history, childhood, and career path with insights from dynamic women in law, politics, media, and business who have found their own way of merging style with clout.
ESSENCE Magazine named Williams one of its "Woke 100" in the April 2018 anniversary edition. She has become a regular guest expert on the nationally-syndicated radio show, "The Breakfast Club," which simulcasts on REVOLT TV, breaking down controversial issues, such as judicial discretion, in valuable and useful ways.
Ms. Williams has made headlines for her on-air roles at Fox News Channel. She started her on-air career as a talk radio host for Los Angeles’ KFI AM640, sharpening her broadcast skills, while sharing expertly analyzed views on various culturally relevant topics. She previously served as a CBS News correspondent and HLN contributor. She’s also had frequent guest appearances on CNN and the NFL Network.
Ms. Williams was accepted to and enrolled in The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill at the age of 16, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. Ms. Williams began her professional experience in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina working for the Louisiana Secretary of State and the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office. Ms. Williams received her B.A. in Communications and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. She went on to specialize in family law and civil litigation, providing legal consult on high-profile divorce, spousal support, and child custody cases. Ms. Williams then transitioned into practicing as a public defender, as well as a private defense lawyer in North Carolina and throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. She has represented clients in criminal matters including murders, rapes, high volume drug cases, sex crimes, and federal offenses.
Ms. Williams is a proud and active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Safe Horizon, which is the nation’s leading victims assistance organization.
Women's Professional Development & Mentorship. In Eboni Williams' book, Pretty Powerful: Appearance, Substance, and Success, she talks about how physical presentation can affect your professional power ascent. Furthermore, she explores themes of sexual harassment, diversity and inclusion, and professional development. She encourages and empowers women throughout the read and includes insights from dynamic women in law, politics, the media, and business.
Diversity & Inclusion. As an African American woman, Eboni Williams has first hand knowledge on the issues of diversity and inclusion. With a BA in African American studies, Williams is able to use the information she learned in school as well as her personal experiences to talk about these important topics.
Current Events With Eboni. As a national television host and radio correspondent, Eboni Williams has knowledge about a multitude of political and cultural issues, current events, and more. She uses her background as an attorney and the knowledge gained from the various cases she has worked on to talk about the current events in America. Social justice and reform is a relevant area of specialty for Eboni.
Ms. Williams was the perfect speaker for our Pogue Scholarship banquet. The students loved it and couldn't stop talking about it.
Eboni K. Williams is an insightful, thought-provoking, generous spirit in perfect alignment with The Junior League's pursuit to empower transformational female leaders.
Eboni has been an amazing volunteer and mentor to the young people of BGC Harlem. She is generous with her time and candid about her experience, which has captured the attention of our youth.
It only takes a brief encounter with Eboni to recognize the power of her voice. More commanding the room, her voice is power with a warm undertone of familiarity.