“…Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 (NIV)
Dr. Mollie A. Johnson Williams faithfully serves as Texas State Convener. She is the Immediate Past Northeast Texas Coordinator of the National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated. Dr. Williams is the Organizer, Advisor, and first President of the National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated, Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section. She is an NCNW Life Member, Legacy Life Member, Bethune Achiever, and member of the NCNW Inaugural President’s Circle. Dr. Williams is the NCNW Texas Good Health WINs Project Manager.
With a firm and resolute faith in God, and a personal belief that every person is special and must be treated with dignity and worth, Dr. Williams, a servant leader, has generously given to the NCNW, the community, the state of Texas, and the Nation of her time, talents, resources and God given gifts for the betterment of humankind. Her distinguished service to the NCNW is meritorious and voluminous, and is defined by generosity, loyalty, dedication and service to others.
Dr. Williams served as Chair of the Committee on Organizations and under her leadership, the NCNW Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section received its official charter on August 1, 2001. In considering an appropriate community figure to name the NCNW section in honor of, Dr. Williams nominated the late Mrs. Minnie H. Goodlow Page. Mrs. Page’s name was unanimously approved and submitted to the national headquarters for consideration and approval by the late Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Chair and President Emeritus of the NCNW. Dr. Height is quoted as saying, “I remember Mrs. Minnie Page, and you have made an outstanding choice.”
Dr. Williams, a mission focused leader led the newly organized NCNW Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section in organizing and implementing the first Power of Prayer Breakfast, first youth summit, member care, outreach to senior citizens, Thanksgiving baskets to families in need, and The Women of Distinction Hat and Tea Extravaganza all of which continue to be extremely successful programs in fulfilling the NCNW mission.
Dr. Williams is President/CEO of the Dr. Mollie A. Johnson Williams Counseling and Human Development Center, specializing in personal, social growth and career counseling for adolescents and adults in crisis, offering seminars, workshops and courses in human development.
Dr. Mollie Ann Johnson Williams earned the Bachelor of Science Degree from Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas, and the Masters of Science Degree for East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas, and the Doctor of Education Degree from NOVA University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. Dr. Williams professional achievements include being District Director for a member of the United States House of Representatives, Counselor/Instructor of Human Development, Mountain View College, Therapist at Charter Hospital in Kingwood, Texas, Adjunct Instructor for Prairie View A&M University’s Master’s Degree Program in Educational Psychology, and Vice President of Student Affairs at Paul Quinn College.
Dr. Williams has received many awards, honors, appointments and recognition. Among them are, National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Northeast Texas Coordinator; National Cluster Leader for The National Institutes of Health (NIH), in conjunction with The National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated “Fit For Life Obesity Project”, for her work in child health and human development; The Yellow Rose of Texas Award from the former Governor and past President George W. Bush; Zeta Woman of the Year Award from the Kappa Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.; Soul 73 KKDA African American Hero Award; Paul Quinn College National Alumni Association Award, and The Bethune Award presented by the NCNW Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section. She was the first African American elected to serve as a board president of Family Time, a non-profit social service agency serving battered women. She is a member of Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., Trinity West Chapter, and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Dr. Williams’ life serves as a role model and inspiration for humanitarian service. Her wholehearted dedication and service to others has benefited people of all races and socioeconomic levels.
Mollie Ann Johnson Williams was born the youngest of ten children into a loving, supportive, Christian family, to the parentage of Roland and Cleo Johnson of Greenville, Texas. The values instilled early in her life by her parents were: God first, family togetherness and service to the community. These values quickly became a way of life and defined her service to others and her style of leadership, which is to lead from the front by example. Her stupendous leadership and her desire to lift others, has resulted in her life being committed to serving others.
Dr. Mollie Williams is married to James L. Williams a mechanical engineer and retired Vice President of Sales for Lucent Technologies. The Williams’ have one son, Attorney James Omar Khayan Williams and a lovely daughter-in-law, Messeret Williams. The Williams' are members of the Potters House Dallas where Bishop T. D. Jakes is the Senior Pastor.
Dr. Williams is an humble servant leader, and her life verse is, And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’ Matthew 25:40 (NKJV)