As leaders, understanding the power of social capital in our professional and personal lives is essential to both our success and well-being. In this conversation, Dr. Froswa Booker Drew will discuss the importance of building this superpower, how your relationships are a form of currency that can move the needle, and ways to maximize your network for not only yourself but the greater good.
Froswa’ Booker-Drew, Ph.D. is a Network Weaver who believes relationships are the key to our personal, professional, and organizational growth. She has been quoted/featured in Forbes, Ozy, Bustle, Huffington Post, Modern Luxury, and other media outlets around the country. She has spoken to audiences around the world about the common thread of her life and research, social capital. As the President and CEO of Soulstice Consultancy, the company provides philanthropic guidance, community engagement strategies, leadership capacity, and organizational development/culture training. She is also the founder of the Reconciliation and Restoration Foundation, a nonprofit designed to amplify, support, and fund the work of Black-led nonprofits. Booker-Drew is an adjunct faculty member at Tulane University and a research affiliate at Antioch University. Froswa' is the author of four books including the most recently published Empowering Charity: A New Narrative of Philanthropy which has received the silver Nautilus Book Award. Booker-Drew is the co-founder of HERitage Giving Circle, one of the first Black Women Giving Circles in the state of Texas, and co-founder of both Power in Action-Dallas and the South Dallas Employment Project, a collaborative of 140 organizations to address those impacted by incarceration. She is the recipient of several honors including the 2023 Texas Women’s Foundation Maura Women Helping Women Awards, City Square Hometown Hero Award (2022), 2020 Each Moment Matters Awardee, 2020 Dallas Leadership Foundation's Leadership Award, featured in WFAA's While I Have Your Attention series (2020), 2020 TEDxSMU speaker, and a 2019 Dallas Business Journal's Women in Business honoree. RSVP NOW