People

Keyirah Williams

Program Coordinator

Keyirah Williams is the program coordinator for the Acceleration Lab. In this role, she supports efforts to optimize operational processes for the Innovation Accelerator Program and the Acceleration Lab as a whole.

Keyirah holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and African American studies from Temple University. She is passionate about decreasing health disparities, and reproductive justice and plans to pursue a medical degree with a focus on serving underrepresented and underserved communities. 

 

 

 

Passion areas

Reducing health disparities, reproductive justice, and uplifting the Philadelphia community

What will the future of health care look like?

It will be contingent on the work that is being done to encourage patient-centered care delivery, reducing physician burn-out, and changing the atmosphere around receiving care.

Wish for the future of health and medicine

I would like to see a biopsychosocial model adopted across the health care system

Favorite innovator

Patricia Bath

Favorite innovation

Airplanes

Favorite quote about innovation

“You can't solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.” - Albert Einstein

Favorite travel destination

Sperlonga, Lazio

Little known fact about me

I love potatoes in any form

I could teach you how to

Travel on a budget

Favorite quote

“Everyday is a new opportunity to change your life.” - Demi Lovato

The best advice I've ever received

Knowledge is the one thing no one can take from you.

Favorite downtime activity

Traveling and reading