Alumni Profile: Brittany Williams 08F
Meeting Michelle Obama in September was definitely the proudest moment in Brittany Williams 08F’s Hampshire career. Less than three months after commencement, she was shaking hands with the First Lady.
“I was astonished, astounded, I couldn’t stop smiling. Here was a woman who had achieved such a high position and looked like me,” she says. Williams, a Baldwin Scholar, was presented the opportunity through a close friend of Hampshire and the James Baldwin Scholars program. “Lisa Baskin is someone at Hampshire who was with me from day one and saw something in me,” Williams says. “She chose me for my sincerity and passion. That was a direct result of being a JB Scholar.”
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