Irene Williams

Irene Williams

Contributing Faculty


Walden University

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
Left a monotonous full time job for a lower paying job in higher education.
Took courses as an employee.
Worked in higher education as a staff member.
Continued my education with an MBA and Ph.D.
Started a family.
Began teaching online.
Keep following my journey

Education

High School
Lubbock High School
Bachelor
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Lubbock Christian University
Graduate
Business Administration and Management, General
Wayland Baptist University
Doctorate
Ph.D.
Northcentral University

Career

Contributing Faculty

I mentor business students to complete a DBA degree.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Education
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

Grade student work, read doctoral level papers and provide feedback. Develop relationships with faculty, staff, and students.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Technological and communication skills, be kind to others but stay tough.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Begin teaching as soon as possible to gain experience.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
graduate
Graduate
Business Administration and Management, General
doctorate
Doctorate
Ph.D.

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Why do you want to earn a Ph.D.? Why don't you become an elementary teacher?"

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student