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Fountain House Focuses on the Power of Emotional Intelligence

On March 9, Fountain House hosted its Associates Spring Breakfast, titled “The Emotionally Intelligent Mom,” at the Cosmopolitan Club with speaker Dr. Robin Stern. At the event, Dr. Stern—the associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence—discussed the psychology of self-awareness and showed the audience her proprietary Mood Meter App, which charts moods and …

Designer Alvin Valley Helps Promote the White House’s Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

by Alex R. Travers Alvin Valley is the best friend a young student could have. He’s funny, hilariously so, while keeping his ambitions high and his fashion business grounded in a grueling, competitive landscape. Two years ago, he relaunched his eponymous brand, which makes ready-to-wear clothing for women with an emphasis on creating “the perfect …