Equity-Centered Policy Manager
Mary Williams-Stover has earned over 20 years of professional experience in state government, national nonprofit management, organizational development, communications/marketing and is a life-long advocate for all people to live to their full potential. She has held leadership positions with the NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement, NC Department of Administration, the Triangle United Way, and United Way of America. She managed editing of the NC Status of Women report series on Employment and Earnings, Health and Wellness. and Political Participation, She resides in Wake County and has served on multiple boards and committees including: the African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh/Wake County Board which is now celebrating its 10th year anniversary as a successful community event.
She is a passionate advocate for eliminating discrimination, and currently serves on the NC Coalition on Aging Diversity Disparities Committee, and as a facilitator for the Essential Partners Institute encouraging dialogue between communities and law enforcement. She is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and received her B.S. in Journalism/Public Relations from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland with continuing graduate studies at Pfeiffer University. Her hobbies include reading and body-pump, fitness and community service. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Western Wake Alumnae Chapter.