Edna Kane-Williams

Senior Vice President, Multicultural Markets and Engagement|AARP

Edna Kane-Williams has over twenty years experience in working senior management positions within both nonprofit and for profit organizations, with an emphasis on strategic planning, targeted marketing, community outreach, media campaigns, partnership development, and program development.


In her current position, Senior Vice President of Multicultural Leadership at AARP, she is responsible for the development and execution of strategy relating to growing the association’s multicultural audiences, including Hispanic/Latino, African American/Black and Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaskan Native, and LGBT audiences.

She previously served as Vice President of Strategy and Communications for the AARP Foundation.

Ms. Kane Williams has held a variety of other key positions, including asSenior Vice President of Communications and Social Marketing at IQ Solutions Inc., and as Senior Vice President at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

Edna graduated from Yale University with a B.A. and received an M.A. from George Washington University. She is the recipient of a Coro Foundation Fellowship, and was also a Diversity Executive Leadership Program fellow for the American Society of Association Executives.

She currently serves on the Board of directors for Legal Counsel for the Elderly and Center for Responsible Lending.