Shannon Williams is the Advocacy Evaluation Manager at Alliance for Justice. As part of the Bolder Advocacy team, she leads AFJ’s efforts in educating and providing capacity assessment and other tools for nonprofits, funders, and evaluators to help them measure and strengthen organizational advocacy and community organizing.

Prior to joining AFJ in 2019, Shannon was the Research Manager at Rebuilding Together, where she led the organization’s measurement, evaluation and learning strategy, including oversight of data collection, management, analysis, and reporting. Shannon holds a M.A. in Ethics, Peace and Global Affairs from American University, a LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, as well as a B.A. in Philosophy from Hood College.