Ada Williams Prince has more than 15 years of experience of working on social impact globally and domestically. She currently leads program strategy on adolescent mental health at Pivotal Ventures. Prior to joining Pivotal, Ada was a Program Officer for the Marguerite Casey Foundation in Seattle where she was responsible for grant making to end family poverty, and promote racial equity. Before working with MCF, Ada was the Director of Special Projects for OneAmerica, where she directed their women’s rights policy program focusing on immigrant women and girls.
Ada has worked with many organizations working on the wellbeing and rights of all people (particularly women and girls) including Senior Advocacy Officer at the Women’s Refugee Commission in New York, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Survivors in Brussels, Belgium, and for Concern Worldwide, Plan International and Save the Children, in London. Additionally, she has worked with Refugees International, and the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance/USAID, and domestically with and for girls of color at PBS TV show Bill Nye the Science Guy.
She holds BA and MA degrees from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT and the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.
Ada has served on the boards at Neighborhood House and the Refugee Women’s Alliance in Seattle, and was chair of the board of directors of Wandsworth Women’s Aid UK, a domestic violence shelter. Currently she serves on the board of PAI (a global reproductive health organization), citiesRISE and Crisis Text Line.