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NYU REYNOLDS Expert Advisors


Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Public Affairs at MTV Networks
Reynolds Expert Advisor in Corporate Social Responsibility
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Ms. Williamson is responsible for crafting and executing the corporate responsibility agenda for MTV Networks. She serves as the resource internally and externally on issues of community involvement and corporate citizenship. She's responsible for developing and overseeing corporate charitable strategies aligning with the company's corporate agenda. Key to her work is developing strategic partnerships with internal departments, national non-profits, government agencies and local community organizations to create long and short term pro-social alliances.

Before coming to MTV Networks, Ms. Williamson was a Program Director at Fund for the City of New York, an operating foundation that developed and provided grants to youth programs focusing on youth development. She directed a national adaptation project that became the model for many after school one-stop shopping programs in the country. Before joining the foundation world, she worked for the Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Youth Development Department at the Children's Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. At CDF, she was responsible for working with communities and non-profit agencies to strengthen their outreach and service provision to adolescents in need.

Alicin Williamson is currently a member of several organizations and serves on the Boards of United Service Organizations (USO) and the National Association of Multi-ethnicity In Communication (NAMIC) as Board Chair. She also serves on MTV Networks' senior advisory board of Corporate Global Inclusion.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the world's premier creator of entertainment content and programming across all media platforms. MTV Networks connects with audiences through a diverse array of brands including MTV: Music Television, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Tr3s, VH1, VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul, CMT, Logo, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Noggin, The N, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, Spike TV,,, Atom Films,, Harmonix, IFILM, Neopets, Quizilla, Xfire, Y2M, as well as MTVN International that live across the company's 135 television networks, 139 websites, 32 broadband services, 35 mobile channels, and robust consumer products businesses worldwide.