Folami Prescott-Adams, Ph.D. is President of HTI Catalysts, a collaborative network whose mission is to empower and grow organizations, leaders and the greater community through coaching, curriculum, and catalytic courses. Folami is best known for her effective style of facilitation, training, and group facilitation that offers a blend of theory, practice, the arts and insight in an engaging, interactive and relaxed setting.
Folami is a community psychologist with expertise in youth programming, leadership development and education reform. She spent ten years of her career founding and directing three independent schools in Atlanta. All three schools were committed to utilizing cultural heritage as a foundation from which to build student commitment to community building. She is the author of SETCLAE – http://africanamericanimages.com/setclaeinfo.htm, a self-esteem through culture curriculum and is currently promoting Come Be With Me – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/come-be-with-me/id82004901 http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sistafolami2, her latest CD compilation of her unique brand of Family Music.
Folami has made significant contributions to school reform and youth development initiatives 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 completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology of Education at Brown University, a Masters in Educational Administration from Temple University and a Ph.D. in Community Psychology from Georgia State University. She has four children (all graduates of Atlanta Public Schools) that constantly remind her all education begins at home.