Eddie (Eddi) Mary Daniel Abdulhaqq is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the Birmingham District of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and is responsible for the district’s outreach, education, training, and technical assistance program for Alabama, Mississippi (except 17 northern counties), and the Florida Panhandle. Eddi has served the agency in both supervisory and non-supervisory positions since 1984. Prior to assuming her present position, Eddi was the enforcement supervisor/systemic investigation coordinator.
Eddi received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Barnard College of Columbia University and Master of Professional Studies Degree from New York Theological Seminary. Eddi has completed additional courses and training in civility and respect in the workplace, harassment, advanced investigative skills, systemic investigations, class case development and litigation, federal sector EEO processes and procedures, negotiation and mediation skills, management development, presentation techniques, and other professional and career development courses.
Eddi conducts and customizes training, plans seminars and makes presentations to private employers, state and local government employers, federal agencies, employee/employer groups, professional associations, advocacy groups, and the general public about the EEOC, its mission and the laws it enforces. Eddi is the recipient of two Chair’s Organizational Performance Awards (the highest honor conferred within the EEOC).