About Us

The Society of Emotional Intelligence (SoEI) is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) professional association. It was founded in 2009 by Dr. Hank Clemons. SoEI is dedicated to bringing emotional intelligence into practice in all walks of life including schools, families, organizations, and communities.

Our goal is to grow the effectiveness and impact of our members through sharing of ideas, experiences, knowledge and interactive programs featuring best-class thought leaders from not only EI but a broad range of disciplines that include but not limited to: conflict management, peace-making, mediation, diversity, coaching and leadership.


Realize an emotionally intelligent world.


To learn the principles of EI;
practice them in our personal, professional and civic relationships; 
to help equip and
inspire others in their journey.

The How

  1. Build a network of EI advocates around the globe through chapters and partnerships.
  2. Foster the use of EI through modeling, mentoring, coaching and training.
  3. Expand the knowledge of our members by being inclusive and open all EI models and approaches
The Society of Emotional Intelligence encourages sharing and mutual learning by its members and embraces the broad range of their diversity. If you or your organization is not a member, consider joining us.


SoEI has chapters that offer local activities. The purpose of a chapter is to provide a local forum for your personal and professional development; provide an opportunity to develop your leadership, managerial, public speaking and group decision-making skills; provide a local networking arena .Professional and student chapters are welcome. Current chapters are:

If there’s not a chapter in your area, start one!. A chapter can be started with as few as five (5) members. Contact us today to get started. Send a statement of interest to: [email protected]


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