Folami Prescott-Adams, Ph.D. is the CEO of HTI Catalysts, a collaborative network of consultants and change agents whose mission is to to create and hold spaces that build community, evoke organizational shifts, and promote cultural justice. Folami is best known for her effective style of facilitation that offers a blend of theory, practice, the arts and insight in an engaging, interactive and relaxed setting.
Folami has made significant contributions to education transformation and youth development initiatives & collaborative partnerships working with Morehouse School of Medicine, 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Communities In Schools of Atlanta, Georgia State University, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta and KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools. She co-authored a K-12 curriculum SETCLAE – Self-Esteem Through Culture Leads to Academic Excellence – with Jawanza Kunjufu which was the beginning of her career in education consulting.
In the midst of the next era of the ongoing fight for cultural liberation worldwide and an international pandemic, she created Listening 4 Justice. What started as a high-quality learning experience has turned into a social justice, multicultural, dynamic experience where participants learn, unlearn, and discover what is theirs to do in an effort to dismantle systemic racism and create more liberating mindsets, practices and structures. She is the co-host of Listening 4 Liberation with her sister, radio personality Pat Prescott, featuring interviews with experts that enhance the L4J experience.
She completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology of Education at Brown University, a Masters in Educational Administration from Temple University and an M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Community Psychology from Georgia State University. She has four adult children, all graduates of Atlanta Public Schools who are entrepreneurs themselves. She invites you to meet her grandchildren by subscribing to their YouTube show “The A Team”.