Mollie Henager (‘18) has joined Arkansas United, an immigrant rights nonprofit, as a Development Coordinator.
Henager’s new position includes grant writing and reporting, fundraiser event coordination, donor communications, impact storytelling, and support and coaching to members of the AU team in these areas.
“I am thrilled for this new phase of my career, especially at a time when finding work is so difficult for so many,” Henager said. “I have the Clinton School to thank for many of the connections I've made in Central Arkansas, as well as for the skills I've developed to become an asset to organizations like Awamaki and AU.”
Henager joins Arkansas United after spending two-and-a-half years in Ollantaytambo, Peru, as the Director of Impact and Evaluation for Awamaki, a nonprofit that creates lasting impacts in the mountains of Peru by helping rural Andean women’s associations launch successful small businesses.
Before joining Awamaki in a full-time role, Henager partnered with the organization on her International Public Service Project in the summer of 2017. That summer, she facilitated a demographic survey and developed and implemented a series of empowerment workshops for women working in Awamaki’s various cooperatives.
She was selected as a McLarty Scholar in 2017, earning a semester-long fellowship at Vital Voices Global Partnership in Washington, D.C. She piloted a social network analysis of Vital Voices’ Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship program, VV GROW, a business accelerator that empowers women entrepreneurs across the world.
A native of Conway, Ark., Henager graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a degree in psychology and Spanish.
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