Author: Billy Williams

Strategic Partnerships Director — As passionate about ending extreme poverty as he is about his home state of West Virginia, Billy developed a hunger for listening to and telling good stories at a young age. He received a BA in Chemistry and English as well as an MA in English from West Virginia University as well as an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. As Nuru’s lead advocate and storyteller, Billy has been invited to share at events around the globe. If you are seated next to him on a plane, or trapped with him in an elevator, he’ll be sure to invite you to join our efforts, too.
A New Chapter For Nuru

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2020 Contact: Billy Williams | info@nuruinternational.org WASHINGTON, D.C.–– Twelve years ago, the idea of Nuru was launched in…

Nuru International Applauds the Passage of Global Fragility Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 CONTACT Billy Williams | billy.williams@nuruinternational.org Washington, DC–Nuru International celebrates the passage of the bipartisan Global Fragility Act…

Nuru International Welcomes Global Fragility Act

Costa Mesa, CA– Nuru International applauds the introduction of the Global Fragility Act of 2019, by Representatives Eliot Engel (D-NY), Mike McCaul (R-TX),…

Join Team Nuru International and Run the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon

For the last five years, I’ve been able to join my wife and dozens of other runners from around the country to run…

Nuru Named a Top Growing Nonprofit by Classy

Nuru International has just been recognized on the Classy 100, an annual list of the top 100 growing nonprofits on the Classy platform….

Nuru Kenya Country Director Receives Acumen Fellowship

Isebania, Kenya—Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya’s Country Director, has been eagerly awaiting the announcement of some big news on the leadership development front. She…

Run the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon with Team Nuru International

On October 22, 2017, thousands of runners from around the globe will converge in Washington, DC to run the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). And for…

InsideNGO Honors Emily McLaughlin of Nuru International with the 2017 Excellence in Human Resources Award

WASHINGTON – InsideNGO honored Nuru International’s Human Resources Manager Emily McLaughlin with its 2017 Excellence in Human Resources Award at its annual conference,…

Joining Forbes Coaches Council

Earlier this year, I received an invitation from Forbes to join the Forbes Coaches Council. Forbes Coaches Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Leading Business…

#MyMomIsStrongBecause… by Heather and Olivia Warren

Three generations of Nuru donors—Jean Ghera, daughter Heather Warren and granddaughter Olivia Warren—celebrate a family of strong women. What Heather Warren admires about her mom, Jean…