Atieno “Ati” Okelo Williams is a philanthropist, real estate broker and owner/founder of DC Home Buzz, a real estate brokerage firm located in Washington, D.C. She started DC Home Buzz in 2008, which has since grown into a multimillion-dollar entity. Ati is passionate about educating buyers and sellers on the real estate process and committed to educating, mentoring and supporting other entrepreneurs. Keeping in line with that commitment, she has begun training with Pipeline Fellows as an angel investor.
Ati was the recipient of the Jones New York empowerment grant, which she used to develop a financial education curriculum for homeless women. Ati has been featured on HGTV, Forbes, Ladies Who Launch, Real Estate Radio Washington and regularly speaks on her entrepreneurial experiences. Ati is also involved in a number of other philanthropic ventures including partnerships with the Washington Humane Society and Thrive DC, a food program for homeless women. Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, she attended college in Toronto, Canada, and now lives in Washington DC with her loving husband, Rob, beautiful baby girl Amelia, and brilliant pup, Cooper.