The scope of what we do reflects the diversity of interest, and the areas of expertise of our dedicated staff.
ASHANTI WEST Consulting Services (AWCS) includes Edwin "Ashanti" Williams, the managing principal, and a family of skilled and competent associates.
With over 15 years of extensive experience, Edwin "Ashanti" Williams has worked with both youth and adults in the following areas:
An educator, consultant, and human service provider, Edwin "Ashanti" Williams was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. A community concerned and active person, Ashanti volunteers his time and energy to a number of programs relating to youth development, housing rights and community building.
Ashanti received his B.A. in Human Services and Elementary Education credentials from University of Massachusetts - Boston. He also graduated from NTL - National Training Lab Institute (Yale University) in New Haven, Connecticut. His early career was in the Outdoor Education area, having worked as lead Outdoor Education instructor for Great Hollow Wilderness School and Outward Bound, as well as directed numerous youth and educational programs. Over the past 15 years, Ashanti has worked with a variety of organizations, schools and corporations conducting professional development training, experiential/outdoor education and human resource development programs.
Ashanti believes passionately in people's ability to solve their most challenging problems through teamwork and views his facilitators role as creating a safe atmosphere so people can come together, share ideas, and resolve problems.
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ASHANTI WEST Consulting Services
146 Bean Creek Rd - Suite B1
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Phone: (831) 334-5049