Frances Mensah Williams was born in Ghana, spent her early years in the USA and Austria, and grew up in the UK. After graduating from the University of Reading, she pursued a career in Human Resources Management, Training and Consultancy which spanned the UK and Africa. She is the Chief Executive of Interims for Development Ltd. and the Managing Editor of ReConnectAfrica.com, a careers and business website and online publication for African professionals in the Diaspora.
Frances is the author of the novel 'From Pasta to Pigfoot' and the non-fiction titles 'Everyday Heroes - Learning from the Careers of Successful Black Professionals' and 'I Want to Work in Africa: How to Move Your Career to the World's Most Exciting Continent'. She is the recipient of several awards and, in 2011, was nominated as one of the Top 20 Inspirational Females from the African Diaspora in Europe.