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Leonora Zilkha Williamson

Professor Leonora Zilkha Williamson (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Hoogland Undergraduate Business Program. Currently in her fifth year at Vanderbilt, Professor Williamson has taught Negotiation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and ESG Investing. She also serves on the A&S Faculty Council. Her passion is helping students define the impact they want to have in their lives, both at Vanderbilt and beyond. Professor Williamson spent over two decades in corporate America at companies including JP Morgan, BCG, and Estée Lauder. A graduate of Princeton and Harvard Business School, she has always loved school and feels privileged to have the opportunity to serve her Vanderbilt students. She lives in Nashville with her two children and a Golden Retriever named Scout. She loves travel, cooking, word games, and the Nashville Predators!