World Happiness Week. The world unites to celebrate happiness as a human right.

Join thousands of us, and more than 80 Agora Hosts and Guides from around the world. Sharing wisdom and tools that realize a world with freedom, consciousness, and happiness, for all. We are looking for community builders with SOUL. Individuals with a deep sense of responsibility towards self-compassion and social impact. If you want to share your insights and actions, and to learn from like-minded people, this is the community for you. Just through the act of registering, you already belong.

During this 9-day high positive energy week you will learn how to:

  • Build extraordinary, deep relationships that will support you throughout your life

  • Reduce constant anxiety/stress and live an emotionally balanced life under Covid

  • Cultivate a sense of belonging that will unlock your full potential

  • Boost your positive emotions on demand

  • Develop a culture of belonging and inclusion within your workplace, family and community

March 17 - 26 - 2023

Nine days of wisdom and action

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World Happiness Week 2022

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Agenda - March 17-22rd, 2022

Realizing the Future of Happiness

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    World Happiness Fest 2022 - English

    • Impact Investment As A Force For Good - Danny Almagore

    • Knowledge & Policy Lead, Wellbeing Economy Alliance ( WEAII) - Amanda Janoo

    • Sensie for World Happiness - Mike Danheim

    • Using the Happi Focus Trainer Pro to Increase Your Intentional Happiness - Jon Cowan

    • How to thrive in the age of Freedom - Nichol Bradford

    • Cookie Jar Moments - Lis Kanzler & Hans Brunk

    • The Art and Science of the Wellness Metaverse - Reconnecting with the Human Inner Landscape

    • Michael Sani on the People's Report

    • Carl Johan Calleman on Macro Cosmic Quantum Theory

    • Mo Gawdat and Dorota Stanczyk on Self-love and Acceptance

    • 5 Social Media Tips to Build Communities with Joy and Purpose - Nancy Richmond & Sungu Armagan

    • Leveraging Technology to Build Compassion - Cynthia Phelps

    • The Frequency of Wellbeing - Dmitri Leonov

    • Reconnection - Meeting the Climate Crisis Inside Out - Jamie Bristow

    • Discover your True Self with Spititual Intelligence - Rekhi Singh

    • Understanding our wounds to reconnect - Richard Rudd & Luis Gallardo

    • Mothering Earth - Dr. Sangeeta Sahi & Nicole Conners

    • Beyond Pandemic: (Re)connecting Happiness - Manas Mandal

    • Reconnect with Meaning in a Time of Darkness - Mavis Tsai

    • Leading with the heart - Dr. Mohammed Najafi

    • Self-Care and play are keys to making a social impact - Christine Gautreaux

    • The Epigenetics of Wellbeing - Tia Kansara

    • Happy teachers change the World - Brother Freedom and Michaela Becka

    • How to reconnect naturally: helping children touch joy and wonder through mindfulness & nature

    • Cultivating Hope and Wellbeing - Dr Helen Maffini and Dr Christopher Willard

    • Education for Peace & Happiness - TS. Powdyel

    • Character strengths in Education - Dr Ryan Niemiec and Jaume Gallifa

    • Anil Sahasrabhude, Yogesh Kochhar, Luis Gallardo on educating for happiness

    • Welcome to the Education day - Orlaith O Sullivan, PhD

    • Rick Doblin and Patrick Moher on the Psychedelics for World Happiness

    • Deepak Chopra, Gabriella Wright and Luis Gallardo, from conflict to peace

    • Reconnecting by aligning Four Bodies - Zahra Karsan

    • Learned Hopefulness and Character Strength - Dan Tomasulo

    • How Compassion is Key to Recovery - James Doty

    • The Global Impact of COVID on mental and physical health - Myron Belfer

    • Are we there yet?: Reconnection (or Regeneration) after Collective Trauma

    • A Broken Teacup: Filling the cracks with Mindfulness, Essentialism and Self-care

    • 3 Obstacles to Happiness (and how to relieve them) - Loretta Breuning

    • It Ends With Me - Makenzie Darling

    • Dignity in Mental Health - Claire Brooks

    • Message from The Manic Monologues - Zack Burton

    • Uplifting Youth Virtually - Martin Rafferty

    • Interconnected Well-Being - Megan McDonough

    • Hope as the key to transformation and peace - Luis Gallardo & Kathryn Goetzke

    • Why you should hire Moms into top Leadership Roles - Eve Simon

    • Building trust and collaboration in organizations - Paul Atkins & Team

    • Fearless: Be the Authentic Leader you will Follow - Div Manickam

    • Happiness, Hope and Human Rights - Phillip Kottler & Christian Sarkar

    • Appreciative inquiry in times of change - Mohit Mukherjee

    • Happiness, Life and Everything - Raj Raghunathan

    • Resilience in Organizations - Jose Pedro Martinez

    • The antidotes to unhappiness with Tal Ben-Shahar

    • Lisi Ha Vinh and Orlaith O'Sullivan dialogue on happiness and education

    • Ha Vinh Tho and Orlaith O'Sullivan on Happiness and Education

    • Tashi and the monk | Movie about healing yourself and changing the world

    • Jeffrey Sachs and Luis Gallardo talk about the State of World Happiness

    • John Helliwell on the World Happiness Report 2022

    • Jeffrey Sachs and Luis Gallardo talk about the State of World Happiness

    • Knowledge & Policy Lead, Wellbeing Economy Alliance ( WEAII) - Amanda Janoo

    • Modernizing Peer-to-Peer Guidance & The Future of Work - Mark Donohue

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    World Happiness Fest 2022 - Portuguese

    • Seja Líder como o Mundo Precisa - João Paulo Pacífico

    • Você aguenta ser feliz? - Nizan Guanaes

    • Essencialismo - Rodrigo Borges

    • Cultura em tempos de Pandemia - Roberto Féres

    • Trabalho por Projeto e Felicidade - Otavio Leonhardt

    • A importância de ter ambientes seguros nas organizações - Hannah Chamon

    • Felicidade pelo olhar do Impacto: Mulheres e Negocios - Inês Rocha

    • Autodireção à Felicidade - Paulo Vieira de Campos

    • Tempo de ser feliz - Pedrinho Salomão

    • Despertando o espírito heróico do empreendedor - Thomas Eckschmidt

    • Transmutando para liberar a Felicidade - Marisol Ribeiro

    • Do medo do ego para o voo da alma - Ricardo Farah

    • Felicidade Corporativa na prática - Vini Kitahara

    • O Lucro da Felicidade - Juliana Linares

    • Mitos e Desafios da Felicidade Corporativa - Renata Rivetti

    • Embaixada da Paz - Maria Paula

    • Publico 40+: De Invisível a protagonista - Mauro Wainstock

    • Sistema B e as empresas melhores para o Mundo - Francine Lemos

    • 3 herramientas para transformar - Arleen Solodkin

    • Um convite a releitura da nossa percepção - Claudia Pellegrino

    • Todas as emoções importam - Fernanda Menezes Cortes

    • Como Crypto pode tornar o mundo mais feliz - Wander Damaceno

    • Ponte para a Felicidade - Márcia Lerinna

    • A Felicidade é Intangível - Mariana Nahas

    • A Felicidade e a meditação transcendental - Klebér Tani

    • Mude sua mente, Mude sua vida - Berenice Kuenerz

    • Compaixão e Felicidade - Ven. Tenzin Namdro

    • Comunicação não violenta e empatia na prática - Marie Bendelac

    • Respire & Inspire Felicidade - Beto Camurça

    • É possível ser feliz em tempos conturbados? - Bruna Lombardi

    • Liderança Consciente - André Elkind

    • Felicidade: Alinhamento Consciência x Ação - Anna Elisa de Castro

    • Felicidade, a real natureza humana - Prem Giti Bond

    • Em relacionamentos você também escolhe ser feliz - Artur Vieira Filho

    • EMOÇÕES - Kathy Washburn

    • Jamais serás quem tu não és - Marcio Libar

    • Comece por Você - Mariana Goldfarb

    • I AM - Seu despertar através de Frequências e Afirmações - Carolyna Vaz

    • Cada Gota Conta - Maria Paula Fernandes

    • INVITATION - Daniel Hey e Julio Hey

    • Luz da Consciência - Satya

    • CIÊNCIA DA FELICIDADE - Gustavo Arns

    • Lixo, resíduos, consumo consciente - Fe Cortez

    • Construindo experiências de aprendizagem transformadoras - Vinicius Ciccarelli

    • Dança e Felicidade - Roberto Honorio

    • Organizações positivas: As bases para uma cultura organizacional do bem-estar - Valdenice Sanchez

    • PSYCAP - Capital Psicológico Positivo Gerando Valor Para Pessoas e Organizações - Simone Kabariti

    • Alta Performance sem Pirar: Autocompaixão para líderes e empreendedores - Marina Amaral

    • Felicidade: um dever, um direito ou ambos? - Andréa Perez

    • Como a felicidade me salvou - Flávia da Veiga

    • A Felicidade na Complexidade & A Complexidade da Felicidade - Renata Livramento

    • O que você aprecia, aprecia - Heloisa Biscaia

    • Masculinidade não-violenta - Gustavo Tanaka

    • Inclusão e o poder da página em branco - Mariana Reade

    • Psicologia Positiva aplicada à Saúde - Lidia Pagni

    • A Saúde Bioemocional e suas relações com a felicidade - Carlos Veiga Jr.

    • Como ser feliz usando as forças e virtudes humanas - Juliana Carneiro

    • HeartMath: a relação do coração com a sua felicidade - Juliana Sé

    • Life Stories and Human Fluorishing - Margarita Tarragona

    • Saúde Emocional: quem cuida da mente cuida da Vida - Marisabel Ribeiro

    • A saúde mental nas empresas: uma abordagem da liderança humanizada - Tonia Casarin

    • Trabalhe enquanto eles dormem: A Epidemia do Burnout - Priscila Conte Vieira

    • Interconnected Well-Being - Megan McDonough

    • A Mariana Ferrão que você não conhece - Mariana Ferrão

    • Mitos e Desafios da Felicidade Corporativa - Renata Rivetti

    • O Lucro da Felicidade - Juliana Linares

    • Do medo do ego para o voo da alma - Ricardo Farah

    • Transmutando para liberar a Felicidade - Marisol Ribeiro

    • Despertando o espírito heróico do empreendedor - Thomas Eckschmidt

    • Autodireção à Felicidade - Paulo Vieira de Campos

    • Felicidade pelo olhar do Impacto: Mulheres e Negocios - Inês Rocha

    • A importância de ter ambientes seguros nas organizações - Hannah Chamon

    • Trabalho por Projeto e Felicidade - Otavio Leonhardt

    • Cultura em tempos de Pandemia - Roberto Féres

    • Essencialismo - Rodrigo Borges

    • Você aguenta ser feliz? - Nizan Guanaes

    • Seja Líder como o Mundo Precisa - João Paulo Pacífico

    • Segurança Psicológica e Felicidade no Trabalho - Patricia Ansarah e Veruska Galvão

    • Felicidade Corporativa na prática - Vini Kitahara

    • Tempo de ser feliz - Pedrinho Salomão

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    World Happiness Fest 2022 - Spanish

    • Luis Gallardo y Nancy Martinez sobre Felicidad y Trabajo

    • Bienestar integral ante una crisis - Francisco García Casas

    • Tres pasos para llegar a la Felicidad - ADRIAN ALAVES AGUIRRE

    • La felicidad es una puerta que se abre desde adentro... Manuel De la Vega

    • Los colaboradores como centro de todo lo que hacemos - Laura Zambrano

    • La experiencia del colaborador centrada en la persona - Renata Maldonado Melgar

    • Felicidad híbrida, nuevo reto para las empresas - Marlingen Porraz

    • Bienestar y Felicidad en el Trabajo - Roberto Chabat

    • Los colaboradores detrás del área de ventas - LUIS LAZARINI

    • El Bienestar de los colaboradores, como ADN de Sodexo - Roxana Aguirre

    • Los entornos de diversidad e inclusión acercan a la felicidad - Denisse Cazú

    • Ponencia - Beatriz Rivas Leal

    • Total Rewards como propuesta de valor del empleado - Guillermo Rademakers

    • La felicidad es una decisión en conciencia - Helios Herrera

    • La diversidad e inclusión en las organizaciones - Angie Álvarez

    • Practica, promueve e impulsa el bienestar organizacional - Juan José Anduaga

    • Claves para que el toque humano siga siendo extraordinario - Víctor Velázquez

    • Modelo de Bienestar y Felicidad Laboral - Nancy Martinez

    • Mesa de debate y reflexiones finales con políticos.

    • World Happiness Press invitation

    • Claves para que el toque humano siga siendo extraordinario - Víctor Velázquez

    • Impulsa la felicidad en la nueva era digital - MaCarmen Lacuesta Sobrino

    • Awakening Coach - Healer Entertainer - PAULA DINARO

    • “Datos biométricos de la escritura para el bienestar mental”

    • “Tecnología y felicidad” - Pablo Claver

    • “Tecnologías transformativas y viaje mindful, la combinación perfecta”. Jimmy Pons

    • Conexiones Conscientes y Bienestar Tecnológico - José Briceño

    • “La política y la economía que el mundo necesita”. Diego Isabel La Moneda

    • “¿Comunican correctamente los políticos?”. Mar Castro

    • Psicologia de Calidad con Calidez - Natalia Pedrajas

    • “Políticas públicas capaces de fomentar una nueva visión sistémica y humana”. Daniel Truran

    • “Felicidad: hacia una nueva narrativa de progreso social”. Mariano Rojas

    • Elena Ibáñez

    • Teresa Alarcós

    • Paola Téllez

    • El hechizo de la (RE)conexión con Visual Thinking - Lidia Dols

    • ¡Trabajar sin estrés y ser más Feliz! - Lidia Dols

    • Los Desafíos son fuente de Felicidad - Laura Vaccarini

    • Impacto social, desarrollo personal y planeta - Sábado 19 por la tarde

    • Educación - Sábado 19 por la mañana

    • Como ser feliz usando as forças e virtudes humanas - Juliana Carneir

    • Tecnologías Transformativas

    • Liderazgo Compasivo - Angela Kohler

    • Conectando desde el amor hacia la felicidad de las personas

    • Salud mental y emocional - Viernes 18 por la mañana

    • La Seguridad Psicológica como Palanca del Compromiso en las Organizaciones

    • Claves para que el toque humano siga siendo extraordinario - Víctor Velázquez

    • Mitos e Desafios da Felicidade Corporativa - Renata Rivetti

    • La diversidad e inclusión en las organizaciones - Angie Álvarez

    • Transmutando para liberar a Felicidade - Marisol Ribeiro

    • Los colaboradores detrás del área de ventas - LUIS LAZARINI

    • La experiencia del colaborador centrada en la persona - Renata Maldonado Melgar

    • La felicidad es una puerta que se abre desde adentro... Manuel De la Vega

    • Felicidad en el trabajo - Jueves 17 por la tarde

    • El Bienestar de los colaboradores, como ADN de Sodexo - Roxana Aguirre

    • 2a Presentación del festival - Luis Gallardo & Nancy Martínez

    • Bienestar y Felicidad en el Trabajo - Roberto Chabat

    • Felicidad híbrida, nuevo reto para las empresas - Marlingen Porraz

    • Los colaboradores como centro de todo lo que hacemos - Laura Zambrano

    • Tres pasos para llegar a la Felicidad - ADRIAN ALAVES AGUIRRE

    • Inauguración del World Happiness Fest - Felicidad en el trabajo - 17 de Marzo

    • Bienestar integral ante una crisis - Francisco García Casas

    • Luis Gallardo y Nancy Martinez sobre Felicidad y Trabajo

    • Bienestar integral ante una crisis - Francisco García Casas

    • Tashi y el monje | Película sobre sanar y transformar el mundo

    • “Sueños lúcidos. Aprende a desarrollarlos”. Javier G. Campayo

    • “Felicidad y cambio social”. Carlos Hue

    • "Relaciones humanas: felicidad y sufrimiento". Miguel Ángel Santed

    • “El propósito, palanca de felicidad en el trabajo". Joaquín Viñas

    • Círculos de felicidad. Paloma Fuentes

    • ¿Comunican correctamente los políticos?”. Mar Castro

    • event thumbnail “La política y la economía que el mundo necesita”. Diego Isabel La Moneda

    • “Políticas públicas capaces de fomentar una nueva visión sistémica y humana”. Daniel Truran

    • “De curios@ a competente feliz”. Teresa Viejo

    • “Felicidad: hacia una nueva narrativa de progreso social”. Mariano Rojas

    • “Cómo liderar hoy con más consciencia y felicidad". Sonia Úbeda

    • Círculos simultáneos. Modera Natalia Iglesias

    • Mesa de debate y reflexiones finales con políticos.

    • “Cómo liderar hoy con más consciencia y felicidad". Sonia Úbeda

    • Círculos simultáneos. Modera Natalia Iglesias

    • “La felicidad desde la perspectiva espiritual”. Carmen Jalón y Elisenda Camps

    • Presentación de la Editorial mundial de la Felicidad (World Happiness Press)

    • “Emocionarte: cuerpo, mente y emoción”. Teresa Nafria

    • “El cuerpo es el aliado de la mente”. Maite Crespo

    • “Sueños lúcidos. Aprende a desarrollarlos”. Javier G. Campayo

    • “Felicidad y cambio social”. Carlos Hue

    • "Relaciones humanas: felicidad y sufrimiento". Miguel Ángel Santed

    • “El propósito, palanca de felicidad en el trabajo". Joaquín Viñas

    • “Las diez claves para mejorar el sistema educativo”. Carlos Sentís

    • TALLER Aprendiendo a ser: COACHING EDUCATIVO. Y. López y P. Herrera

    • Experiencias innovadoras: Escuelas que cuidan. Augusto Ibáñez

    • “Crecer con consciencia, atención y amabilidad" Y. Herrero, M. Ansoleaga

    • “Desde su mapa...”. Modera Cristina Jardón

    • “Música e infancia feliz”. Silvia Catoira

    • Presentación. Cristina Jardón

    • “La felicidad desde la perspectiva espiritual”. Carmen Jalón y Elisenda Camps

    • “Emocionarte: cuerpo, mente y emoción”. Teresa Nafria

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Learning from Experience

Founder

Luis Gallardo

Luis Gallardo is the Founder of the World Happiness Fest. He is the President of the World Happiness Foundation and the Founder and Author of the TEOH Lab and Happytalism.

Teacher - Co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society

Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg is a meditation pioneer and industry leader, a world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. As one of the first to bring meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture over 45 years ago, her relatable, demystifying approach has inspired generations of meditation teachers and wellness influencers. Sharon is co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, now in its second edition, her seminal work, Lovingkindness, and her newest book, Real Change: Mindfulness To Heal Ourselves and the World, released in September of 2020 from Flatiron Books. Sharon’s secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings is sought after at schools, conferences, and retreat centers worldwide. Her podcast, The Metta Hour, has amassed over 3 million downloads and features interviews with the top leaders and thinkers of the mindfulness movement and beyond. Sharon’s writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post. Learn more at www.sharonsalzberg.com

Director and Founder, CCARE - Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University

Dr. James R. Doty

James R. Doty, MD, is a clinical professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor. He works with scientists from a number of disciplines examining the neural bases for compassion and altruism. Dr. Doty attended U.C. Irvine as an undergraduate, received his medical degree from Tulane University, and completed a neurosurgery residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Doty served 9 years on active duty in the U.S Army attaining the rank of major. He completed fellowships in pediatric neurosurgery and electroneurophysiology.

Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California

Sonja Lyubomirsky

A.B., summa cum laude, Harvard; Ph.D., social psychology, Stanford) is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside, and author of The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness, translated in 39 countries. Lyubomirsky’s teaching has been recognized with the Faculty of the Year (twice) and Faculty Mentor of the Year Awards. Her research – on the possibility of lastingly increasing happiness via gratitude, kindness, and connection interventions —has received many honors, including the Diener Award for Outstanding Midcareer Contributions in Personality Psychology, the Christopher J. Peterson Gold Medal, the Distinguished Research Lecturer Award, and a Positive Psychology Prize. Lyubomirsky happily lives in Santa Monica, California, with her family.

President of IPEN

Sir. Anthony Seldon

Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Buckingham until September 2020, is one of Britain’s leading contemporary historians, educationalists, commentators, and political authors. He is author or editor of over 40 books on contemporary history, including the inside books on the last five Prime Ministers, Chair of the National Archives Trust, was the co-founder and first director of the Institute for Contemporary British History, is co-founder of Action for Happiness, an honorary historical adviser to 10 Downing Street, a member of the Government’s First World War Culture Committee, was Chair of the Comment Awards, is a Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, the President of IPEN, (International Positive Education Network), , is patron or on the board of several charities, founder of the Via Sacra Western Front Walk, and was executive producer of the film Journey’s End. He was a transformative Head for 20 years, first of Brighton College and then Wellington College. He appeared on the Desert Island Discs in 2016. For the last fifteen years, he has given all his money from writing and lecturing to charity.

Actress and Good Will Ambassador

Gabriella Wright

Gabriella was trained as a Shakespearean actor and works out of Los Angeles. Her long-standing humanitarian engagement dates back to 2004. Both her acting and humanitarian projects bring her closer to understanding human nature and what binds consciousness to the reality we live in. Born in London into a family of artists, Gabriella is of Anglo-French and Portuguese-Mauritian descent and was influenced by her many cultures on her journey of understanding. She is the founder of the production company Conscious Intent which supports different media formats to promote The Human Story. In 2019, she produced ‘I am Never Alone’, which was the impetus for the Never Alone global campaign co-founded with Deepak Chopra, among others, a mental and suicide prevention movement which also offers support for loved ones left behind. Again, with Chopra, she contributed the series titled ‘Telepathy and Autism’ to the Mind Dive App which she co-developed in 2019 as a tool to reduce stress and relieve trauma through meditation, science, yoga and films. She shares her meditational practice with parolees in the greater Los Angeles area, facilitated by the Amity Foundation.

Co-editor of the World Happiness Reports

John Helliwell

John F. Helliwell is in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, a Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and co-editor of the World Happiness Reports.

Visiting Faculty Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness

Saamdu Chetri

Saamdu Chetri (Mr), is married and is the father of four children. He was born in a cowshed in rural Bhutan and has a PhD in commerce. After working for 25 years in private and development sectors, and five years in PMO of the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigmi Y Thinley, he then instituted the Gross National Happiness Centre Bhutan as one of the founding members and headed it for six years, as it's Executive Director under the aegis of HRH Princess Kezang Choden Wangchuck.

Professor at University of Texas. Author of HappySmarts

Raj Raghunathan

Raj is a Zale Centennial Professor of Business at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He is interested in exploring the impact that people's judgments and decisions have on their happiness and fulfillment.

Founder and Executive Director of the ACL Global Project

Mavis Tsai

Mavis is the Founder and Executive Director of the ACL Global Project. She is the co-creator of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP), is a clinical psychologist in independent practice, and a research scientist at the Center for Science of Social Connection at the University of Washington. She is a Fellow of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and received the Washington State Distinguished Psychologist Award in recognition of significant contributions to the field of Psychology. She is proud to be named by New Harbinger Publications as one of “13 Badass Psychologists… Who Happen to be Women”, has co-authored five kick-ass books on FAP and over 65 articles, and literally kicks ass as an advanced practitioner of the martial art of Kajukenbo.

Psiquiatra y Psicoterapeuta

Dr. Javier Garcia Campayo

Javier García Campayo es Doctor en Medicina por la Universidad de Zaragoza y realizó la especialidad de psiquiatría en el hospital Clínico de Zaragoza. Realizó estancias en la Universidad de Manchester, Gran Bretaña en Psiquiatría de enlace y Psicosomática y en la Universidad McGill, Montreal, Canadá, en Psiquiatría Cultural y Trastornos somatomorfos. Es Profesor Asociado de psiquiatría en la Universidad de Zaragoza desde el año 2000 y acreditado como Profesor Titular desde 2011. Actualmente es Presidente de la Sociedad Española de Medicina Psicosomática e investigador principal del Grupo de Aragón de la Red de Investigación en Atención primaria (REDIAPP) del Instituto Carlos III y del Grupo de Investigación en Atención Primaria reconocido por el Gobierno de Aragón. Ha escrito más de 150 artículos de impacto, 10 libros y más de 20 capítulos sobre temas psiquiátricos, incluyendo mindfulness. Es ponente habitual en congresos. nacionales e internacionales de la disciplina.

Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dr. Dan Tomasulo

Dr, Tomasulo is the Academic Director and core faculty member at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology, MFA in writing, and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Sharecare honors Dr. Tomasulo as one of the top ten online influencers on the issue of depression. His award-winning memoir, American Snake Pit  (2018) tells of the first experimental group home releasing inmates from America’s most notorious asylum, Willowbrook. His most recent book, Learned Hopefulness, The Power of Positivity To Overcome Depression, is hailed as: “…the perfect recipe for fulfillment, joy, peace, and expansion of awareness.”  by Deepak Chopra, MD: Author of Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential. Martin Seligman, Ph.D., author of Flourish, adds: “This is the best go-to book on how to use hope to relieve your depression.”

Distinguished Visiting Professor Humanities and Social Sciences IIT KGP

Professor Manas Kumar Mandal

Dr. Mandal’s research contribution to the field of psychological science spanned over 35 years with primary focus on affect processing in the brain, in general, and in schizophrenia, in particular. His doctoral work on affect (emotion) processing in schizophrenia has been an original work that paved the way for the formulation many research hypotheses later. Dr. Mandal continued his endeavor in later part of his research in uncovering the role of cerebral hemispheres in emotion processing.

Principal Analyst at Forrester

Katy Tynan

Katy works at the intersection of people and technology. With a strong focus on leadership and organizational development, Katy supports CIOs, CMOs, and chief human resources officers in their work to optimize customer experience through a highly engaged, inclusive workforce. The author of numerous books and publications, Katy has deep expertise in the practice of leadership at all levels of the organization. Her most recent book, How Did I Not See This Coming? A New Manager’s Guide to Avoiding Total Disaster, was published by ATD Press in 2016. Katy helps Forrester clients build a science-based approach to delivering industry-leading employee experience.

Chief executive officer of R Systems

Satinder Singh Rekhi

Satinder Singh Rekhi is Chief executive officer of R Systems, a software product engineering listed public company in India. Having graduated from the prestigious IIT – Kharagpur (India) with a bachelor’s degree in technology, Rekhi also possesses an MBA degree from the California State University (USA), and has attended several leadership programs from the University of Berkeley and Harvard Business School. Rekhi is a champion in teaching and spreading Happiness and Well- Being and strongly believes in a simple motto – Happy People Are More Successful. In fact, Mr. Rekhi is known for partnering with premier educational institutions by partnering with them in preaching the Science of Happiness, where the primary objective is to teach the importance of happiness – to enable them to be happier, and in turn be more successful. He has sponsored teaching research and studies in the Science of Happiness in California State University, Sacramento and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Creator of the Gene Keys

Richard Rudd

An international teacher, mystic and poet, Richard Rudd attended Edinburgh University where he gained a Master’s degree in literature and metaphysics. A born explorer, he has studied with great teachers in the East, traveled through the Himalayas, the Pacific, the Americas and the Arctic. He worked in the film industry in Australia, trained as a teacher of Chi Kung and meditation in Thailand and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a small yacht. Throughout his adventures Richard has explored his love of writing and in 2006 he won the FISH international poetry award in Ireland. Richard's mystical journey began early in life as he experienced strange energies rushing throughout his body. This catalyzed his spiritual search. All his studies became synthesized in 2002 when he began to write and receive the Gene Keys - a vast synthesis exploring the miraculous possibilities inherent in human DNA. It took 7 years to write the book and understand its teachings and applications. Today Richard continues to extend and embody the wisdom he receives, sharing it with an ever-growing audience around the world. His work has been translated into many languages, and in 2019, Richard was named on the Watkins list of The 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.

Founding Director, UPEACE Centre for Executive Education

Mohit Mukherjee

Mohit is an innovator in the learning and development area, with nearly two decades of experience working with professionals from around the world in the areas of innovation, leadership, and well-being. Since 2006, he has been leading the Centre for Executive Education at the University for Peace, established by the United Nations. Mohit’s background includes management consulting with A.T. Kearney, working with a global non-profit with a focus on sustainable development, leading a private-public partnership, and starting a profitable education enterprise. Mohit is also committed to youth entrepreneurship and recently authored a handbook for social innovators. Mohit has a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and did his Master’s at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was born in Greece to Indian parents and currently resides in South Florida.

Yoga Teacher

Leslie Glickman

Leslie teaches a broad spectrum of yoga, from the dynamic flow of Vinyasa, the deep experience of yin, and the stillness of meditation. Her Pause, Breathe, Notice, Feel ideology is the basis for this comprehensive approach to teaching. Safe, intelligent, creative, classes are always the priority, but intuition and connection are what inspires her. Growing the community is Leslie’s passion, she’s worked diligently to create opportunities that make yoga accessible to all. Leslie is always seeking to elevate herself, the community and the collective energy of the world through the practice of yoga.

CEO and Founder of WholeBeing Institute Brasil

Henrique Bueno

Como CEO e fundador do Wholebeing Institute Brasil e do World Happiness Fest Brasil, Henrique é palestrante internacional, facilitador de programas de felicidade, liderança e comunicação e professor convidado em diversas universidades. Suas palestras, workshops e projetos de transformação positiva são conhecidas por mais de 50 empresas, escolas e órgãos públicos, além de eventos no Brasil e exterior.

Author, Co-Founder and Executive Director at No Barriers

David Shurna

David Shurna has been the executive director, co-founder, visionary, and chief growth architect of No Barriers USA for the past decade. Building both organizational and corporate partnerships, Dave has guided No Barriers to historic levels of both impact and revenue. An innovative entrepreneur and seasoned educator, Dave has spent more than twenty years in the nonprofit sector. He lives in Colorado with his wife Gina, and their two children, Clara and James.

Co-founder Earthodyssey.org , Founder Zen Resort Bali, Senior Advisor United Nations and World Bank, Sustainable and Inclusive International Holistic Wellness Tourism Development

Mahendra Shah

Dr Mahendra Shah participated in the three World Sustainable Summits, Stockholm 1972, Rio 1992, Johannesburg 2002 and contributed to major studies such as Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 2001, World Bank and FAO Food Security 2000, Un Afghanistan Office 1989, UN African Famine 1984 etc. Shah as founder of Zen Resort Bali, a sustainability and inclusive holistic wellness resort with a focus on transformation of modern lifestyles to sustainable and responsible lifestyles in harmony with Nature, based on the principles of Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Nature Immunity and Harmony Scuba Diving will share his contributions through “The Earth Odyssey ” project and his views on the world’s sustainable development and Sustainable Human beings imperatives to “find Global Solutions to securely continue our Journey through Time and Space aboard the only Ship we have, the Planet Earth”

Author, Founder HSA

Tal Ben-Sahar

Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer who taught the most popular course at Harvard University on “Positive Psychology,” and the university’s third most popular course on “The Psychology of Leadership”—with a total of more than 1,400 students. Ben-Shahar consults and lectures around the world to executives in multi-national corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. Topics include leadership, ethics, happiness, self-esteem, resilience, goal setting, and mindfulness. His latest book is Short Cuts to Happiness: Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber. He is also the author of The Joy of Leadership: How Positive Psychology Can Maximize Your Impact (and Make You Happier) in a Challenging World, The New York Times bestseller Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment, and others. Ben-Shahar is a serial entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief learning officer of the Happiness Studies Academy (HSA), Potentialife, Maytiv, and Happier.TV. An avid sportsman, Ben-Shahar won the U.S. Intercollegiate and Israeli National squash championships. He earned his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology from Harvard.

Founder of the Inner Mammal Institute

Loretta G. Breuning, PhD

Loretta G. Breuning, PhD, is Founder of the Inner Mammal Institute and Professor Emerita of Management at California State University, East Bay. She is the author of many personal development books, including Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin and Endorphin Levels. As a teacher and a parent, she was not convinced by prevailing theories of human motivation. Then she learned about the brain chemistry we share with earlier mammals and everything made sense. She began creating resources that have helped thousands of people make peace with their inner mammal. Dr. Breuning's work has been translated into eight languages and is cited in major media. She is a graduate of Cornell University and Tufts. Before teaching, she worked for the United Nations in Africa.

Former Minister of Education, Bhutan.

Thakur S Powdyel

Thakur S Powdyel is an educator by choice, conviction, and passion. His abiding interests include, inter alia, education as the noble sector, institutional integrity, national self-respect, gross national happiness, environment, and sustainable development. My Green School: An Outline reflects his vision of holistic education as an instrument for human and societal flourishing, and is translated into several languages worldwide. Often described as the most widely foot-traveled education minister in the world, Powdyel in tandem with his colleagues, moved Bhutan to be the first country in the region to achieve the MDGs for education and to receive the coveted UNESCO awards for Non-Formal and Continuing Education and introduced critical parliamentary legislation, specially dedicated to advancing the well-being of girls and women.

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