Meet Our Team


Molly Smith


Molly earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University in English, with a Writing Concentration and Women’s & Gender Studies Minor. She worked as a peer health educator during college, designing and implementing programs to promote several community needs, including sexual health, addiction recovery support, prevention, and harm-reduction. Molly also specializes in communications and writing. Her storytelling pursuits led her to an internship with the Pacific Northwest Inlander, a Senior Staff Writer position at her university’s newspaper, and several published creative works.

Upon graduating in 2016, Molly moved back to Colorado where she grew up. She joined the YPR team this year as a volunteer to support the underrepresented and under-served population of people with substance use disorders. The Recovery Support Services grant in Colorado is her current project as a Program Manager, which aims to equip adolescents and young adults for healthy recovery. Molly lives in Denver, happily surrounded by world-class ski resorts, some of the city’s best bike trails, yoga studios and craft coffee shops on every corner, and of course, her parents and older sister.