Dr. Deborah Williams
Dr. Deborah Williams, is the President and CEO of Her Game 2, Inc. an Apparel, Productions, and Talent Management company headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Williams, a native of Chicago Illinois, was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Tougaloo College in Mississippi. She received her Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Georgia. Her Game 2 Productions has produced many of the largest fashion show events in the country, including HARLEM WEEK, The Circle of Sisters Fashion Show for WBLS Radio, Stamford Center for the Arts, and The NBA Wives Celebrity Fashion Show. Dr. Williams is the Founder of Behind The Bench: The National Basketball Wives Association. Recently, Ms Williams was selected as one of the 25 Most Influential African American Women In Business by The Network Journal. Most recently, Her Game 2 has entered the mass retail market as it bows at Macy’s Department Stores in August 2008. [/half][half_last]Williams has successfully negotiated an exclusive merchandise licensing agreement with the National Basketball Association, in addition to several college team licenses. Dr. Williams received the Black Rose Award for African American Entrepreneurs, and was voted a 1999 Woman At The Top of The Game; was named the Department of Commerce’s 2001 Business Enterprise of the Year; and the 2001 BRAG Award – “Business Innovator of the Year”. She has received the “Community Service Award” for her commitment to young women in the community through the “Linkages…to Excellence” program, which she founded through The Links, Inc. Dr. Williams has received a number of awards including being named 1991 “Woman of Distinction” by Ebony Man magazine, being crowned Mrs. USA 1990, Who’s Who among Colleges and Universities, Ms. Tougaloo College, and The Fred Hampton Image Award. She has also published an article in the Journal of Perceptual and Motor Skills.