Yashika Williams

Senior Administrative Assistant Yale School of Medicine Student Affairs; Program Coordinator-Sr. Admin Assistant

Departments & Organizations

Medical Education Staff

Office of Multicultural Affairs


Yashika began her career at Yale as a casual/temporary employee in 2001 with her Associate degree in business. She was recruited for from IBM, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Yashika was offered a job at Yale as an administrative assistant in 2002. In 2006, she went back to school and graduated from Albertus Magnus College with her Bachelor degree in business in 2008. She was promoted to Sr. Admin Assistant soon after. Yashika also, participated in an internship with Dept. of Probation, works with underprivileged children, and began attending Varick Church in New Haven. In 2009, she went back for her Master’s in business, had a beautiful little girl on June 22, 2010, and graduated with her MBA in August of 2010 with honors. Since then, her team has commended her, and recognized her hard work and commitment, thus now she is the program coordinator for our SMDEP program, assistant to the Minority Faculty Organization, to the Dean of Multicultural Affairs and liaison and assistant for student organizations.

The highlight of my job is the experience we offer over 130 pre-med students during the summer, and the everlasting relationships I have with (Yale trained doctors) whom I helped in their journeys. I absolutely love my job, adore my supervisors, and feel privileged to be working in such a thriving, respectful environment. I am a genuinely good person, who enjoys helping others, learning, challenges, raising my daughter to be the best person she can be, and for her to go to YALE! I love, children, dogs, family, learning, dancing, singing in the shower, volleyball, and teaching my daughter Saniya……

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