The Power of Empathy: Personal Growth to Social Change

Mar 11, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

In this talk, based on his book, The Power of Empathy (published by Chronicle Books), Michael Tennant will share heartfelt personal stories, techniques for mindfulness, and engaging journaling prompts. He will also break down the abstract concept of empathy with an actionable and intersectional framework.
Empathy expert and entrepreneur Michael Tennant weaves together scholarly research with his personal journey of loss, substance use, anxiety, and depression to explore how empathy can benefit both our inner lives and our larger community.

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