In her new role as Vice President of Community Investment and Arlington Regional Director, Ms. Williams will direct, coordinate and supervise volunteer-driven community initiatives, processes and activities and integrate them with the organization’s mission. She will work with community leaders to provide a comprehensive, collaborative approach to solving social issues in Arlington, as well as assist with community planning and capacity building.
Before joining United Way of Tarrant County, Ms. Williams was the former Grant and Strategic Partnership Coordinator at Dunbar High School in the Fort Worth Independent School District, where she focused on grant compliance, campus branding and corporate and community partnerships. She is a member of the Fort Worth Area Alliance of Black School Educators Executive Board and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. She has an MSW in social work from Missouri State University and is licensed in the state of Texas as a social worker.
Ms. Williams replaces Cynthia Jensen, who recently retired after nine years in the Arlington office.