Krystal Williams

Krystal Williams, better known as Bumblebee, is a member of the AT NoBo Class of '11. When she is not dreaming of the Trail (or lamenting the loss of her pinky toenail which never grew back after her hike), she is busy as the founding manager of Providentia Group, a legal and business advisory firm focused on achieving economic dignity for all. In 2020 she also founded the Alpha Legal Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to diversify Maine’s legal profession.

Krystal is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and holds a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and BAs in Mathematics and Psychology from Williams College.

The Weight of History

The Weight of History

May 2, 2023

The Appalachian Trail is a much more diverse place in 2023 than it was as recently as 20 years ago. But if you spend much time on the trail, you know it’s still a pretty white place. There are many stories about the challeng…