Dale Williams is the founder of Leadership for Queens, a leadership conference for Historically Black University and College (HBCU) Queens. She has organized and conducted the conference annually for HBCU queens and kings for 19 years. She has more than 20 years of experience in higher education.Currently, Dale is an academic advisor at University of Memphis as well as an instructor at Bethel University. She is a sought after trainer and speaker that has also worked at many HBCU’s in a variety of capacities. Dale’s leadership aspirations began early as she was not only queen of her high school (Hamilton) in Memphis, TN, but also Miss Tennessee State University (TSU) 1992-93. Dale has judged and worked with various pageants, served as a motivational keynote speaker and conducted numerous leadership workshops at various universities, conferences and community events. She believes that those who walk in such positions as the HBCU king or queen have the perfect opportunity to make a great impact on others. Dale is a member of community/public service organizations such as Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Junior League of Memphis and TSU Alumni Association. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communications and Theatre and a Master’s of Arts in English from Tennessee State University. She has a graduate certificate in African-American Literature from University of Memphis. She thoroughly enjoys helping young men and women reach their goals and realize their full potential. She enjoys giving back to her community.