Cultural strategist, writer, producer, & real estate developer,
Anasa Troutman is living a life driven by love, and committed to
cultivating safe, abundant, joyful communities through
storytelling, community building, and strategic investment.
Working at the intersection of culture and the economy, Anasa is
founder and leader of The Big We, Big We Foundation, Big We
Capital, and Historic Clayborn Temple, home of the 1968
Sanitation Workers’ Strike in historically South, Black Memphis.
Leaning into the future of social impact, her cultural wellness
framework and culture shift methodology come together to create a
pathway towards healing, justice, and abundance,
Focused on the wellbeing of Girls & Womxn as well as Black,
Indigenous, LatinX, and AAPI communities, Anasa’s vision for a
well culture is often translated into just and loving public
policy and community programs propelled by her own practice of
creativity, connection and social innovation.
Through Culture Shift and Culture Shift 101, Anasa has taught
thousands of artists, organizers, and leaders the power and
practice of culture and narrative based social impact strategies.
Anasa’s unique brilliance and beautiful heart has given her
access to some of the country’s most important cultural,
political & social justice spaces, providing strategic and
creative support to leaders including; the Kellogg Foundation,
The Highlander Center, The National Black Arts Festival,
India.Arie, Kat Taylor, and Sony Music, and has been invited
twice to the White House by the Obama administration to advise on