Thompson Williams

Executive Director, Beyond the Bomb

Cecili Thompson Williams is executive director of Beyond the Bomb, leading a team of campaigners and activists to mobilize against the threat of nuclear war and weapons. Cecili has nearly two decades of experience leading mission-driven campaigns with organizations including Amnesty International USA, RESULTS Educational Fund, and the National Partnership for Women & Families. Most recently she founded and served as chief strategist for We Divine Water, a consulting group helping smart and passionate changemakers build strategic and effective campaigns. A strong believer in continually building power and capacity, Cecili has trained thousands of campaigners on how to maximize their impact within their organizations and in the world at large. She also serves as a faculty member at the Center for Social Design at the Maryland Institute College of Arts, where she teaches a graduate seminar on campaign strategy. She is a former N Square Innovators Network fellow.

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