Lori Nathanson, PhD, is a strategy/research/ training consultant dedicated to equity and excellence in education. As a researcher with expertise in emotional intelligence (EQ), she values both evidence and emotions. At Duke University and the University of Virginia, Lori earned degrees and gained a wealth of experience in the fields of EQ and social and emotional learning (SEL). She used this knowledge as both a researcher and director of programs at NYU and Yale. She founded Lori Nathanson Consulting with the goal of sharing evidence-based practices that help adults and children alike to strengthen their EQ, be their best selves, and build more equitable learning and work environments. Learn more and reach out to Lori at www.lorinathanson.com.