About Beyond The Tenure Track

 Beyond the Tenure Track equips academics for sustainable careers, scholar leadership, and thriving lives, through leadership and professional development training, books, and coaching. We equip academics to balance scholarship, leadership and personal well-being, using our holistic approach to personal and professional success.  Founded by Fatimah Williams, Ph.D., author of The Professional Pathways Planner and executive coach, we offer nuanced and practical guidance to help scholars flourish.

About the Founder

Fatimah Williams, Ph.D. is an executive coach, speaker, and growth strategist, equipping high-achieving leaders and organizations to build well, lead well and be well. Her professional development guidance has been featured in Essence Magazine, LMCTV-New York, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Black Doctor, and Scientific American. She is the author of two books, The Professional Pathways Planner and Be Bold: Launch Your Job Search or Career Change with Confidence.

Fatimah Williams, Ph.D
Fatimah Williams, Ph.DFounder of Beyond The Tenure Track

Dr. Williams is the founder of Beyond the Tenure Track. She holds a doctorate in Cultural Anthropology from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia. She is the recipient of the University of Virginia Cultural Fluency Class Award, and has lived and worked in South America, Central America, and southern Africa. She is a board member of the University of Virginia Alumni Association and an advisory council member of the Zimmerli Art Museum. She lives in Atlanta with her rescue dog Rey.

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