Build Your Emotional Intelligence Through Mindfulness

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
4:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Please join the Washington Network Group (WNG) when we meet with Monica Thakrar, Founder and President of MTI, Inc., who will discuss with us how to "Build Your Emotional Intelligence Through Mindfulness."

Monica Thakrar

Looking to become a better leader? Building your emotional intelligence can help! Come learn from Monica Thakrar how mindfulness can develop your emotional intelligence skills to enhance your presence, confidence, and leadership ability in the workplace. In this session, we will discuss the major components of emotional intelligence, mindfulness practices to build it, how neuroscience now supports it, and how emotional intelligence can be successfully applied in the workplace.

Session Timeline:

4:00 PM - Pre-Session Networking
4:15 PM - Program Begins
5:45 PM - Program Ends & Post-Session Networking
6:15 PM - Adjourn

About Our Speaker:

Monica Thakrar is President of MTI - Monica Thakrar Inc., an organizational consulting and coaching company. She has over 19 years of experience in business focused mainly on strategy, change management, leadership development, training and coaching resulting in successful implementations of large-scale transformation programs. She trains and coaches executives in the federal, commercial and academic fields on the soft skills of leadership. Her approach is designed to create transformational change for those leaders as well as for their organizations. Her focus includes emotional intelligence, change management, communications, public speaking, and mindfulness.

Additionally, Monica is a certified teacher of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute's Mindfulness program, which was developed at Google. This unique program brings together Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Neuroscience with applications to the workplace. Additionally, she is an Executive Coach and Facilitator at the Partnership for Public Service and is a Faculty Member at Georgetown University's Institute for Transformational Leadership. Monica is a graduate of Georgetown and Columbia Universities. You can find Monica on LinkedIn.

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Our WNG Host:

This event is hosted by the WNG Chairman's Forum, which convenes special events with outstanding leaders on compelling topics of interest to our Washington Network Group membership.

Our Venue:

Arlington Economic Development
1100 North Glebe Road
Suite 1500
Arlington, Virginia 22201
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We are very fortunate to have Arlington Economic Development (AED) as our venue partner. This event will take place in the AED conference center. Special thanks to Sindy Yeh, Senior Business Ambassador at AED for her support. @AEDBizInvest.

Event Registration:

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Space is limited. Advanced/paid registration is required to attend.

$20 for WNG Members
$30 for Non-Members (early-bird rate)

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Cancellation Policy: WNG 48-Hour Cancellation Policy applies to this event.

Questions: Contact the WNG Office: 202-455-4504.


Feb 26 2020


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Regional Event,
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Arlington Economic Development
1100 N. Glebe Road - Suite 1500, Arlington, VA 22201


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