Greensboro, NC - Jada Drew is from Rich Square, NC and currently resides in Greensboro NC. She works independently as a consultant with her small business Social Designs. She facilitates diversity, leadership, service-learning, multicultural curriculum design, and team building trainings for K-12 schools, nonprofits, and institutions of higher learning. Jada has passion for equity and justice and her charismatic flavor are present in all of her interactive designs.
Currently, Jada works in the Multicultural Education Department of Guilford College as the Africana Community Coordinator. She advises Africana students, plans cultural events and programs. Jada also serves as a diversity, multiculturalism, and anti-racism facilitator for the department. She is also the founder and director of Africana CHANGE, which is implemented at the college as a class course, at James B. Dudley Senior High School for 85 ninth graders, and in the community. Nationally, Jada is also a co-leader and facilitator of the Youth Action Project (YAP) for the White Privilege Conference. YAP is an experience for middle & high school youth to engage in meaningful dialogue about white privilege, white supremacy, and methods of breaking down systems of oppression.
She is also a Green For All Fellow. As a representative of Green For All, she has begun the ‚Äú252 Revitalization Project.‚Äù This project‚Äôs goal is to utilize the young professionals from the area in motivating sustainable change in her home area. The mission of the 252 Revitalization Project is to use the concepts of Greening the Earth and saving money as a basis for better living in Northampton County. The 252 Team has provided school assemblies and led a ‚ÄúSo Fresh, So Green‚Äù Art & Science contest in the county.
Jada graduated from Guilford College with a BA in Psychology and minors in Education and African American Studies and was heavily involved in civic engagement and community service initiatives as a Bonner Scholar. She is currently pursuing a master‚Äôs degree in Global & International Education from Drexel University.