It’s Not Your IQ, It’s Your EQ: How Emotional Intelligence Fosters Greater Relationships

It’s Not Your IQ, It’s Your EQ: How Emotional Intelligence Fosters Greater Relationships

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Hosted by Illinois CASA | Online


In this webinar, we will focus on understanding emotional intelligence (EQ) and how it fits into your growth as a CASA Advocate. Historically, people with higher EQs are better problem solvers, team players, and leaders. So, how can improving your EQ help you not only as a CASA Advocate but also help in your other professional goals? Join us and find out.

About the Presenter: Kendra Abercrombie serves as the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Manager for the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, where she promotes integrity, civility, and professionalism among the lawyers and judges of Illinois. In this role, Kendra leads the Commission’s educational and advocacy initiatives aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the legal and justice systems.

As DEI Manager, Kendra develops and delivers legal education on DEI and other professionalism topics to lawyers, judges, and law students, and performs outreach across the state on behalf of the Commission. She also supports the Commission’s lawyer-to-lawyer mentoring program and manages its involvement in Jumpstart, a law school preparatory program for historically underrepresented law students.

Before joining the Commission, Kendra was Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Recruitment and Assistant Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law. Earlier in her career, Kendra was an Admissions Counselor and Recruiter at Arizona Summit Law School. Kendra has served as an instructor of legal research and writing at the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity and an adjunct professor in economics at Ivy Tech Community College in Bloomington, IN.