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May 11, 2020 11:48 am

Power moves: Dia Williams Adams named executive director of College Possible Philadelphia

Williams Adams, a founding board member of Sunday Suppers, had served as director of Virtua Health Foundation since 2013.

Dia Williams Adams.

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College Possible Philadelphia, the college readiness and success nonprofit, announced today that it has appointed Dia Williams Adams as its new executive director.

Williams Adams served as Virtua Health Foundation‘s director since 2013; prior to that she was director of donor relations at Delaware State University, and the development manager at Crozier Chester Medical Center.

“We are fortunate to have such an accomplished leader join our regional leadership team,”  College Possible President Craig Robinson said via the emailed announcement of the appointment. “Williams Adams brings a diverse skillset to her role that will grow our mission to benefit Philadelphia and its students.”

Williams Adams was a founding board member of Sunday Suppers and is its current board chair. She has also served as a mentor at Junior Achievement of New Jersey, and as well as an alumni ambassador for Villanova University. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Neumann University, and a master’s degree and a certification in nonprofit management from Villanova.

“My passion for strengthening communities through access and equity, paired with my experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector will align well with the mission of College Possible Philadelphia,” Williams Adams said in the announcement. “I am excited to be a part of a team that will take College Possible Philadelphia to the next level, and have a positive impact in student’s lives.

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