november, 2017

16nov10:30 am2:30 pmWhy Leaders Need Emotional Intelligence (EQ)10:30 am - 2:30 pm



Event Details

More than ever, today’s leaders need emotional intelligence to greatly and  positively influence those around them.  Whether you are leading a company, a team, a church, your students, or your family and children, the need is still the same.  Research has shown time and time again that leaders with a high degree of EQ are more effective.

Learn how to become a better leader by understanding your own EQ  and what you can do to increase it.

1.      Learn what EQ is and what it is not.

2.      Learn why EQ makes leaders more effective

3.      Learn what you can do to increase your own EQ

Speaker Bio

Diana Parra M.A., is a leadership and transformational strategist, and founder and CEO of Akros Leadership International. She is passionate about teaching women entrepreneurs and small business owners how to lead themselves in all areas of their lives so they can have a greater positive impact on the world around them.  She founded Akros to create a community of leaders dedicated to empowering and inspiring others by leading with love and compassion while elevating the world at large.  Her 20 plus years of combined experience as a manager, therapist, coach and consultant have forged in her a unique approach to leadership development. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a specialization in Criminology from Rutgers University and a Masters degree in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Psychology, from Montclair State University. Diana also completed three years of doctoral level coursework in Organizational Psychology at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.  She is a graduate of Anthony Robbins Business Mastery and Anthony Robbins Mastery University.

She was born in Colombia, is bilingual and bi-cultural and is married to her best friend.  She has 3 adoptive children, is an explorer of the world, a lover of self-development, music, yoga, and nature.


(Thursday) 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Meadowbrook Country Club

3700 Cogbill Rd Richmond, VA 23234