About Jada Monica Drew
Jada Monica Drew is the CEO of Social Designs, a leadership and diversity firm. Jada connects, challenges, and supports individuals to realize their full potential for impact as trainer and consultant. Social Designs is the host company and program developer for the cross-industry annual Bloom Inclusion Seminar. Jada holds a master’s degree in global and international education with a peace education focus from Drexel University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and minors in African-American studies and education from Guilford College. Jada is a True Colors International and Intercultural Development Inventory certified trainer.
She is also the author of three books, Revolutionize Now: Creative Leadership & Action for Social Change, a resource equipping educators, activists, business leaders, and youth with tools for self-discovery, creative thinking, community building, and social change. Her second book More Than Enough: Step into the Next Level of You pushes individuals to highlight their strengths and to be realistic about their areas of growth. Sharpen Your Inclusion Edge: The 8 Step Approach (available in 2019) lays the foundation to advancing diversity and inclusion strategy for organizational and people power.
While serving as the director of Multicultural Education and adjunct professor, Jada has led and supported the implementation of the Diversity Plan, faculty-development training, and campus-wide Understanding Racism training at Guilford College. She has also served as a Director of Diversity Equity & Inclusion with Leadership for Educational Equity to support the long-term advancement of all forms of diversity across the organization. In collaboration with international educators, Jada has directed the international Youth Action Project; which serves youth from independent, public, and charter schools learning about social justice.
Jada volunteers with the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Other Voices Program, American Friends Service Committee, and is serving as the chair of the ArtsGreensboro 2019 ArtsFund Campaign. She is also the co-founder of Change Institute International, global leadership and travel nonprofit for high school youth.
Jada was recognized as a United Nations DPINGO speaker in 2015 and featured in Made in Greensboro in 2017. She has delivered keynotes and talks about leadership and diversity for BB&T, NC Network of Grantmakers, Brock University- Canada, Cone Health Foundation, New England Independent School Conference, DePauw University, NCAIS Character & Ethics Conference, Cary Academy, Brooklyn Friends School, Women’s Equality Breakfast, the Bonner Foundation, and Davidson College to name a few.
About Social Designs
We consult with companies and individuals to provide optimal support with developing personal skills, projects, companies, curriculum, schools, and teams. Our motto is “Sustainable success is attained with care, confidence, community, and competence.” We bring professionalism to every client. All designs include assessments, evaluations, and applicable resources. Members of the Social Designs team are trained to deliver quality with expertise in leadership, organizational leadership, and diversity. Each Social Designs experience includes applicable skills that your constituents feel confident to deliver. We assist in helping you to increase your understanding of local and global communities in order to enhance your capacity for leadership and diversity.
Jada Monica Drew believes in your power as a leader & a change agent. Are you ready to live into your passion & purpose?Imagine working with Jada to transform your work environment from stressful to stress free, from diverse to inclusive. Imagine your work team becoming truly connected. Imagine what it would be like to happily look forward to work in the morning. Imagine you and the people you work with becoming more efficient, and getting more done in less time.
Jada Monica Drew is a dynamic and intentional speaker. She connects with her audiences with inspiration, humor, and clear action steps for change. You will remember clear steps for action, you will feel affirmed, and you will be motivated to continue your own learning. Jada challenges audiences to rethink challenges and to tap into their full potential to discover their own solutions. Browse the Media Kit to find a topic that fits your needs.
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Jada is a highly acclaimed engaging educator, with Social Designs, who has trained thousands globally in how to communicate clearly, how to become more efficient members of a team and how to be more culturally competent. Jada is the go-to person that organizations seek after to enhance the workplace environment by helping co-workers become unified with a sense of purpose and vision, which in turn boosts productivity, decreases workplace stress, and makes work an all around enjoyable environment to be in.