Monica Williams, Ph.D., Chief Administrative Officer of HoustonWorks USA
Dr. Monica Williams is chief administrative officer of HoustonWorks USA.
A seasoned administrator in human resources, nonprofit management and academia, Williams is an accomplished fundraiser who is often tapped for public speaking and to head fundraising efforts. In fact, she has a stellar track record and has generated more than $100 million in support for various organizations.
Coming from a long line of matriarchal leaders, Williams is firm in her belief that mentoring starts at home and it’s a Christian’s responsibility to encourage others to find their greatest potential. “I lead by example. I believe there is a clear line between a mentor and leading by example.
A former high school English teacher, Williams has held leadership positions at Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc., the Harris County Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program, Neighborhood Centers Inc., Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, and Rice University. –yvette caslin