2022 Speaker Profile – Williams, Jocelyn

Jocelyn Williams

Business Diversity and Inclusion Leader, Raytheon

Jocelyn Williams is a Business Diversity and Inclusion Leader for Raytheon Intelligence and Space at Raytheon Technologies.  Raytheon Technologies is one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense companies, with 195,000 employees and $74 billion in annual sales.

 

Raytheon Intelligence and Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge. A developer of advanced sensors, training, and cyber and software solutions, Raytheon Intelligence & Space provides a decisive advantage to civil, military and commercial customers in more than 40 countries around the world.

 

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the RI&S business generated $14 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 35,700 employees worldwide.

 

As a member of the Talent leadership team, Williams is responsible for developing and deploying Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies for the RI&S Business. 

 

Williams formerly served as a Senior Human Resources Manager for Systems Engineering at Space and Airborne Systems. 

 

Prior to joining Raytheon, Williams was the HR Senior Site Manager, serving several functions within the military aircraft systems division of Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems in Palmdale, Ca.. She provided talent management strategies, leadership development, organization effectiveness support, delivery of HR initiatives and leadership consulting to support of the company’s talent and growth initiatives. Williams was also responsible for developing, collaborating, implementing and measuring people strategies to support Global Operations, Mission Assurance, Facilities, Global Supply Chain, Engineering and Security.

 

Williams is a certified diversity trainer and facilitator, and has led anti-organizing union campaigns, provided senior executive and leadership development training, and is an experienced HR leader supporting globally geographically dispersed teams. 

 

Williams was an Adjunct Faculty member in the Human Resources Management Graduate program at Claremont University. She taught Employee and Labor Relations, Human Resources Development, International HR and Diversity, and Performance Management courses.  She has been a featured guest speaker and panelist at leadership conferences and diversity councils for graduate students; including international attendees.   

 

Williams received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from San Diego State University, San Diego, Ca. and a Masters of Arts in Human Resource Design from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Ca.