Stacie L. Williams is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She recently retired from a thirteen-year career as a professional ballet and contemporary dancer. Stacie danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, and Spectrum Dance Theatre, to name a few, and toured internationally to over fifteen countries. In 2013 Stacie was selected by the Department of State to serve as a Cultural Ambassador to South Asia where she, along with seven other dancers, utilized dance to engage with over 2,000 students. Stacie’s interests include public diplomacy, the arts in international affairs, and U.S.-Latin America relations.
Stacie interned in the U.S. Embassy in Paramaribo, Suriname in the summer of 2015. She currently interns at the Department of State’s Policy Group in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Stacie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management with a minor in economics from Central Michigan University and speaks Spanish. She continues to perform in the Washington D.C. area.