Mary Luana Williams is an American social activist and author who wrote The Lost Daughter: A Memoir about her life. The memoir details being adopted by Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden in her adolescence, as well as growing up as a daughter of Black Panthers before Fonda adopted her. She works with Sudanese refugees through the organization she founded, the Lost Boys Foundation.
Mary Luana Williams is an American social activist and author. She is known for her inspirational activism with Sudanese refugees. A daughter of Black Panthers members, Williams grew up in the heart of the movement, in East Oakland, California. When she was two years old, her father was arrested and subsequently jailed for assaulting police officers.
Mary Williams was the elder daughter of Revd. John Williams and Mrs Jane Williams of Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. She was the sister of Jennie Williams (Mrs R. Ruggles Gates) and was brought up in a Welsh Presbyterian household. Her brother Jon died of cancer at the age of ten when she was only 3. 
Mary Williams (Wisconsin politician) (born 1949), member of the Wisconsin State Assembly; Mary Ellen Coster Williams (born 1953), United States Court of Federal Claims judge; Mary Vesta Williams (1957–2011), American singer-songwriter; Mary Williams (activist) (born 1967), American social activist and adopted daughter of Jane Fonda; Mary Elizabeth Williams, American writer and commentator; Mary Williams (The Young and the Restless), fictional television character; Mary Williams ...
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3/3/2022 · How Jane Fonda & Mary Williams Met. Williams' mother had a tough time looking after all her children. She initially studied to become a welder at trade school to support her family. That all failed when she injured her knee at work. The accident turned her into a "zombie" around her children. She started beating them over little issues.
"Mary exemplifies the very best in leadership. As a seasoned senior executive, she has successfully crossed over from the nonprofit arena to one of the most demanding industries within the corporate sector. Known for taking individuals and organizations to performance excellence, Mary is an exciting, relationship-building and results-oriented leader.