Germaine Williams joined The Pittsburgh Foundation in September 2007 as Program Officer for Arts and Culture. Prior to coming to The Pittsburgh Foundation, Germaine served as Project Director for The Creativity Project at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University. There he worked on the development of programs of support for individual artists. Germaine also worked as the Program Associate for the Rockefeller Foundation's Media Arts Fellowship program in New York City. A native of Chicago, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga.; and Master's degrees in Arts Management and Social and Cultural History from Carnegie Mellon University.