Marissa Williams, a community planning coordinator for the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership in Warren, Ohio, has been selected as The George Gund Foundation 2015-2017 Fellow.
The George Gund Foundation Fellows program, started in 2004, provides an opportunity for promising young professionals to work inside the Foundation, an organization that plays an active role in supporting the civic life of Greater Cleveland and in various national policy deliberations that impact our community. Each fellow, selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, works at the Foundation for two years.
Williams has a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Willamette University and a Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University. The Cleveland native also has worked as an AmeriCorps College Guide for College Now Greater Cleveland, a community relations intern with FutureHeights and a community development intern at Fairfax Renaissance Development.
She begins work at the Foundation June 15.