Syrena N. Williams

Assistant Dean for Career Services and Professional Development

Contact Information

Location: 166
Phone: 919-530-7332
Fax: 919-530-6339


M.B.A.,North Carolina Central University
J.D., North Carolina Central University, School of Law


Syrena Williams joins our team utilizing her past experience as a Human Resources Manager and a professor of Professional Development along with her educational experience gained from her MBA and JD, to assist the students and alumni at North Carolina Central University School of Law.  Her present and past experiences include assisting individuals and organizations with strategic planning, process observation, effectiveness and efficiency process training, group facilitation, project management, contract negotiations, conflict resolution, mediation, and legal needs. Over the past decade, she has served as a consultant to several organizations providing extensive support in identifying and recognizing goals, areas for improvement, and unresolved issues. She works to ensure seamless training on and implementation of new strategies and techniques that advance and individual or organizations’ missions and shareholders’ interests, when applicable. She specializes in long-term coaching to ensure that new systems and procedures result in proven value to clients, as individuals and businesses. Syrena’s keen interest in helping her community to develop and grow drives her work to arm others with relevant, timely information in order to maximize their ability to advocate for and achieve their own success. She has mentored numerous individuals in Black-owned fledgling businesses to improve their back-office processes and procedures. Many draw upon her unique blend of expertise in professional development, project management, group observation, training and facilitation.