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Kelley O. Williams

CEO & Co-Founder, Paige & Paxton

Chicago

Kelley is the co-creator of the Paige & Paxton PK-2 STEM curriculum. While working for signature companies such as American Express and JPMorgan Chase, Kelley led nationally recognized STEM pipeline programs for girls and youth of color as one of the founding team members of the New York Chapter of Black Girls Code. She was also a lead member of the planning team for #YesWeCode youth hackathons, designed to expose middle and high school students to opportunities in computer science. She realized the need to start STEM awareness and proficiency earlier in the funnel. In 2014, she resigned her Assistant Vice President position at JPMorgan Chase to focus on Paige & Paxton. In addition to her role at JP Morgan Chase, Kelley has years of experience in financial services and digital marketing at Fortune 500 companies such as Walgreen Co., Discover Financial Services, and American Express.

When Kelley is not working on Paige & Paxton, you can find her experimenting with recipes. Kelley is also an avid storyteller and has presented for 1871, New York University, Social Media Week, Internet Week and at the Chicago Moth.

Kelley has been named “Crain’s Chicago Business 20 in their 20s,” received the “Power 30 Under 30™ award presented by Porsche in the business category and received the “Chicago Scholars 35 under 35 Young Leaders Making an Impact” award. Kelley has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

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