Mollie Frazier Williams ‘82 is a creator, teacher, connector, and innovator at heart. When the opportunity to lead Innovate Newport came along, Mollie knew it was the perfect fit. “It was like my entire career led up to this,” she said.
Innovate Newport is a non-profit organization launched in partnership between the City of Newport and the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, and its mission is to foster innovation and entrepreneurship with qualitative programming, and supportive resources for businesses in all phases of development. Through the organization, entrepreneurs gain access to events, programming, resources, networks, mentors, potential investors, and customers.
As Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Mollie supports and fosters the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the greater Newport region to further a vision of establishing an innovation district in the heart of the City of Newport.