Jennifer M. Williams (she/her) is the Communications Coordinator & Wordsmith at the arts service organization Alternate ROOTS. She is passionate about collaborating with artists and recently served as the Public Programs Manager at the New Orleans Museum of Art. Before taking on her role at NOMA, Williams served as the Deputy Director for the Public Experience for the Prospect.4 triennial. For six years, Williams served as the Director and Curator of the George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art.
As a visual art curator organizing exhibitions & performances, Jennifer is committed to contributing to the cultural and artistic landscape in the city and across the region. As a part of a vibrant art community, she supports and serves on a variety of committees and boards including Junebug Productions and the New Orleans Photo Alliance. She has participated and led in a variety of experiences around the world, including the Lagos Biennial Curatorial Intensive and the Urban Bush Women Leadership Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She received her B.A. in History with a concentration in Art History from Georgia State University.