Angela Williams, CEO of United Way Worldwide, and the first African American female CEO at United Way, talks about their 135-year history and how it fits into the fabric of society as a trusted partner for addressing critical problems in the community, the original global-local model. Angela also shares proud moments of accomplishments in her first 7 months, including efforts in Ukraine and the U.S. Ms. Williams then speaks about their 3 pillars of focus and their role as a trusted advisor in the community, especially in times of crisis. Finally, Angela provides insights on aligning stronger partnerships with their 45,000 corporate partners and managing 1.5 million volunteers — guided by learnings from her family’s cross-military service, civil rights activism, her foundation of faith, and her own lessons learned as a leader.