A native of Canton, OH, Andreya Williams moved to Tulsa, OK in 2013. Andreya has worked in education throughout her professional career, including both K-12 and higher education. She has worked in Yokohama, Japan and Waikiki, HI, where she was contracted to develop educational programs for children whose parents served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Prior to joining Tulsa Service Year, Andreya worked at the University of Tulsa as the Assistant Director of Residence Life.
Andreya earned her Bachelor of Arts in Middle Childhood Education and her Master’s degree in Educational Administration & Supervision from the University of Toledo. She is currently a doctoral student at Oklahoma State University, pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies. Andreya has presented her research at numerous international and national conferences such as the Association for the Study of Higher Education, American Educational Research Association, and an International Symposium for Emerging Global Issues in Student Affairs. Additionally, she has authored a book chapter and articles on various topics across higher education and student affairs.
Andreya is an active partner at Transformation Church, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and a member of Leadership Tulsa's Class of 54. She also enjoys serving on the advisory board of Tulsa’s Emerging 100, a collaborative initiative designed to reduce barriers for marginalized communities and streamline the entrepreneurial process.
As Director, Andreya aims to position Tulsa Service Year to be one of the foremost service programs in the nation. In a city driven by innovation, her position as Director provides rewarding opportunities for new college graduates to do highly impactful work alongside their peers through various organizations. In her free time, Andreya enjoys exploring new coffee shops, going to brunch with friends, and traveling the world!