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Mamie Jackson Williams

Mamie Jackson Williams


Mamie is the Chief Revenue Development and Brand Communications Officer for Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington (PPMW), where she strategically completed their $20M Capital Campaign for the organization’s new administrative headquarters and clinic in Washington, DC. PPMW’s philanthropy more than doubled under Mamie’s leadership.

Previously, she served as the executive director of development for George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) where she managed the day-to-day operations and the School’s $80M Campaign. Before GWSB, she was with the Smithsonian Institution, where she crafted the initial philanthropic programming for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Institution’s Archives as the associate director of advancement in the organization’s history.

As a seasoned development professional, Mamie previously worked in higher education as associate vice president of development for Spelman College, where she spearheaded major gifts and planned giving activity in their largest Campaign. In addition, Mamie served as a major gift officer at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland-College Park, Rutgers University Division of Life Sciences, and Purdue University. At Purdue University, Mamie secured the Gupta Professorship in Nanotechnology and raised over $15M towards their Nanotechnology Center.  

Mamie is a contributing author to Philanthropy in America:  A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. She earned a Masters of Arts in Philanthropic Studies from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University and an undergraduate degree from Sweet Briar College and currently serves on the national board for Youth Advocates Program (YAP).

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