Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Michael Williams



Michael Williams is a Senior at the University of Pennsylvania where he is pursuing a BA in Political Science and MS in Social Policy. On campus, he is a program assistant at the Penn LGBT Center, has been involved in organizing surrounding issues of racial justice, LGBTQ+ justice, culture, and facilitated several events around similar themes. He has conducted research on LGBTQ+ advocacy in Jamaica, and presented these findings at the 2019 Beyond Homophobia Conference. He intends to pursue a career in advocacy, policy work and/or law.

High school:  Millennium Brooklyn High School


College Year Degree
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2021 BA Political Science
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2021 MS Social Policy