Victoria Condor- Williams
Victoria Condor-Williams was appointed to serve as Commissioner in April 2021. Victoria is a proud Peruvian-American immigrant, community organizer, and activist. She is dedicated to social justice and multicultural education, and raising the voices of underrepresented groups through the lens of culture and arts.
Victoria’s experience living in different countries gives her a unique understanding of women and the important challenges they face. Her work and experience with various organizations have allowed her to develop important skills and fresh viewpoints that will contribute to the mission of San Luis Obispo’s Commission on the Status of Women. She hopes to help the Commission increase its focus on incorporating women from underrepresented groups in positions of leadership.
Victoria brings to San Luis Obispo a unique activism experience. She is the founder and former president of the Latina Women’s League and Gainesville Latino Film Festival in Gainesville, Florida. She is co-founder of the Alachua County Latino/Hispanic Democratic Caucus, and co-founder of the grassroots organization Latino Action Alliance in support of Comprehensive Immigration Reform.
Victoria received the Wise Latina Community Award from the University of Florida’s Multicultural and Diversity Affairs in recognition of her efforts to expand educational opportunities for the Hispanic/Latino population and promote cultural enrichment. Also, she received the Friends of Susan B. Anthony Award (Gainesville, FL), which honors local women who exemplify the qualities of Susan B. Anthony. In recognition of her community service in Gainesville and Alachua County, she received the Women Who Make a Difference Award from the Gateway Council of Girl Scouts.
She currently lives in Avila Beach, California with her husband Philip.