Bonnie Williams

Manager of Scholar and Alumni Engagement

Responsibilities:

Responsible for programs that engage Ford Family scholarship alumni and recipients. Helps scholarship recipients transition into the working world while cultivating a resource base to support the Foundation's mission. 

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: [email protected] phone: (541) 762-2524

Bonnie Williams is responsible for programs that engage our network of nearly 3,500 alumni and 1,000 current Ford Family Scholarship recipients. She helps scholarship recipients transition into the working world while cultivating a resource base to support the Foundation's mission. 

Prior to coming to The Ford Family Foundation in 2015, Bonnie worked at the University of Oregon School of Law as the associate director for the Center for Career Planning and Professional Development. Her responsibilities there included developing programs and initiatives that prepared students to apply for, secure, and be successful in professional positions. She also counseled law students and graduates on career goals and transitions. 

Bonnie earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and communication from the University of Alaska in 1998 and a law degree from the University of Oregon in 2004.

Bonnie co-founded the Springfield Chapter of Stand For Children to advocate for better education funding. 

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