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Cultivating Empathy: Changemaker FEST 2013

Event Start DateTuesday, October 1, 2013
Maher Hall 240 (TBD)
Event Start Time12:00 pm
CostCost: free

Empathy, the ability to identify with another person's feelings, is an essential skill for developing the emotional intelligence that is critical for a healthy society. Experienced as the physical embodiment of another person's emotional states, empathy removes the distinction between oneself and "the Other," enabling conflict resolution, collaboration, and compassion. Using actor-training techniques she has developed specifically for developing empathy, Professor Glaser will give workshop participants tools to cultivate empathy in themselves and their students.

ContactJuan Carlos Rivas | | 619-260-2798