"Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last" is a workbook for women who understand the value of relating to others, both professionally and personally. The book provides 29 Rules of Engagement to help the reader understand how to do more than just share your name and address. Building a network can be challenging. As a businesswoman and a mother, you don't know if you have the time or energy to find and develop new relationships. Have you ever attended a conference expecting to meet numerous people and collect business cards from those who can be a valuable asset to you both professionally and personally, however when you try to follow up you discover that everyone is busy and you get no return calls. A friend introduces you to someone you would really like to get to know, but after a few minutes of chit chat, your new acquaintance walks away disinterested. Helping women develop the kind of relationships that pay valuable dividends to everyone involved is the goal of Froswa' Booker-Drew in this book, Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last. This powerful workbook will not only equip you with the information you need, but the workbook format will walk you through the exercises to make it a reality.
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About the Author:
Dr. Froswa' Booker-Drew has an extensive background in nonprofit management, partnership development, training and education. She is currently National Community Engagement Director for World Vision, serving as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families. She supervises staff in several locations around the United States. She is a member of the Texas Nonprofit Council which provides recommendations to the legislature on policy that impacts nonprofits and faith-based organizations. Froswa' has been a part of the AWOW International Girls Leadership Initiative offering consulting, curriculum and program development providing instruction to girls in the US and in Ghana. She also assists a number of organizations such as the Greater Dallas Community Development Corporation, The Red Umbrella, Womanars.com, and the Texas Christian Community Development Network as a consultant, board member, trainer or adviser.
She was a part of the documentary, Friendly Captivity, a film that follows a cast of 7 women from Dallas to India. She was a semi-finalist for the SMU TED Talks in 2012, received the Girlfriends Rock Award, 2013 Recognized Alumni from the History Department of the University of Texas at Arlington, 2012 Outstanding African American Alumni Award from the University of Texas at Arlington, 2009 Woman of the Year Award by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and was awarded Diversity Ambassador for the American Red Cross. Froswa' graduated with PhD from Antioch University in Leadership and Change with a focus on relational leadership and social capital in August 2014. She attended the Jean Baker Miller Institute at Wellesley in June 2013 for training in relational cultural theory and has completed training on Immunity to Change based on the work of Kegan and Lahey of Harvard. She has also completed training through UNICEF on Equity Based Evaluations and is a member of the American Evaluation Association. She is the author of the book, Rules of Engagement: Making Connections Last. The workbook helps women build identity and psychological capital that can result in stronger social capital. She is collaborating on the upcoming book as a co-author, Women's leadership: A contemporary and collective approach for the 21st century. Froswa' was a workshop presenter at the United Nations in June 2013 on the Access to Power and participated in the International Dialogue on Relational Learning and Leadership Conference in October 2013. She also writes for a variety of publications around the world and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
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