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Bärí A. Williams      

Attorney & Startup Advisor

Bärí A. Williams is an attorney and startup advisor, serving as Head of Legal at Human Interest, a 401 platform startup. Her primary practice areas include emerging technology transactions, privacy and data protection, and terms of service. She is also a published author with bylines in the New York Times, WIRED, Fortune, and Fast Company. She is the former Head of Business Operations Management for North America at StubHub, where she was responsible for business planning and operations to manage and oversee technical internal and external metrics, product innovation, and partnerships and drive P&L results across the company. Prior to StubHub, she served as Lead Counsel at Facebook doing legal work to build drones, lasers, and satellites, while also building the supplier diversity program.

She has served as an advisor to startups in the enterprise and e-commerce space, including Blavity (and AfroTech), Bandwagon, Owl, and Telepath. She recently gave congressional testimony on bias in AI in financial services in Feb. 2020. Her book, Diversity in the Workplace: Eye-Opening Interviews to Jumpstart Conversations About Identity, Privilege, and Bias, was released on March 31.


Bari A. Williams went from corporate lawyer to Silicon Valley ...

Bari A. Williams has become one of the leading voices advocating for greater diversity in tech, and one with an untraditional path. Today she's a writer and ...

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