Nikema Williams

Born:July 30, 1978 (age 42)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2021-present
Georgia State Senate, 2017-2021
State:Georgia
Party:Democratic
Education:B.A., Talladega College

Nikema Williams assumed office as the U.S. representative for Georgia's 5th Congressional District on Jan. 3, 2021.

Williams was born on July 30, 1978, in Columbus, Georgia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Talladega College in 2000. She previously worked as vice president of public policy for Planned Parented, Southeast, Inc. and is deputy political director at National Domestic Workers Alliance.

Williams served in the Georgia State Senate from 2017-2021. She was elected chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia in January of 2019, the first Black woman to serve in that position in Georgia.

For information on Willaims' policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on https://www.congress.gov.

Sources:

Ballotpedia (n.d.). Nikema Williams. Retrieved on Nov 17, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Nikema_Williams.

Georgia State Senate. (n.d.). Senator Nikema Williams. Retrieved on Nov. 17, 2020, from http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/member.aspx?Member=4919&Session=27.

Georgia State Senate. (2020, January). Senator Nikema Williams biography. Retrieved on Nov. 11, 2020, from http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/Documents/PrintBios/BioWilliamsNikema4919.pdf.