Mollie Mae Henager of Conway, Arkansas is a 2017 McLarty Scholar and a 2018 graduate of the Clinton School of Public Service. Mollie graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Arkansas, where she was awarded the President’s Medallion for being the 2016 outstanding student in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. During her first year at the Clinton School, Mollie completed her practicum project with the Centers for Youth and Families, worked for the Arkansas District Export Council and volunteered as a medical interpreter for Westside Free Medical Clinic. She went on to complete her international public service project as the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for Awamaki, a non-governmental organization located in the Sacred Valley of Peru. After her work as a McLarty Scholar with Vital Voices in Washington, D.C., Mollie returned to Peru to continue her work in women’s empowerment as Awamaki’s International Partnerships Manager. She has since been promoted to take on a bigger role in the organization’s program planning, evaluation, and financial development.
Scholarship Year: 2017
- Director of Impact and Evaluation at Awamaki
- President’s Medallion Awardee, College of Health and Behavior Sciences, University of Central Arkansas. 2016