World Happiness Fest in New York
NEW YORK´S MOST INSPIRING EVENT. The world´s largest forum on Happiness & Wellbeing arrives to Manhattan. Take the chance to get inspired by some truly talented individuals. Speakers include doctors from Columbia University. Entry is free but seats are limited. Don´t miss out - register today!
Mar 20, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
La Nacional,
239 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Do you want to be inspired?
 

ABOUT

World Happiness Fest is the largest event on Happiness and Wellbeing in the world. The forum is committed to achieving the UN Social Development Goals and to working to help build a better future. Created by Luis Gallardo in 2016, this Spanish initiative is now represented in more than 60 countries.

In New York, the World Happiness Fest is organised by Andrea Herrada and Raquel Álvarez from La Escuelita de la Vida - the Social Network for Personal Growth.  The 2020 theme is "Ecosystems of Happiness", with speakers and workshops highlighting the fundamental need of human connection and meaningful experiences.


The venue selected is La Nacional Spanish Benevolent Society. With more than 150 years of history,  La Nacional´s primary goal is to promote, encourage and spread fraternity among Spanish and American residents in NYC. 

The event will take place on Friday, March  20th, coinciding with the International Day of Happiness. It will start at 6pm, so you can make it after work, and finish at 11pm. Don't forget to book your free seat - seats are limited!

 

OUR SCHEDULE

Don’t Miss Out

5.30 PM - 6.00 PM

OPENING REMARKS

6.00 PM - 7.00 PM

DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 

BRAIN MATTERS BY CARLOTA NELSON

7.00 PM - 7.30 PM

Q & A WITH THE DIRECTOR & PRODUCER: CARLOTA NELSON & STEVEN J. POSNER

7.30 PM - 8.30 PM

HOW TO LIVE AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE BY AUGUST LEMING

8.30 PM - 8.45 PM

UNPUBLISHED SCENES: EQUATION OF HAPPINESS BY ROBERT WALDINGER

8.45 PM - 9.45 PM

LA ESCUELITA DE LA VIDA - A SOCIAL NETWORK WITH PURPOSE

9.45 PM - 11 PM

MUSIC & DRINKS

 

OUR SPEAKERS

Get to Know Them

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Director of documentary

Brain Matters

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Producer of documentary

Brain Matters

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DR. AUGUST
LEMING

Expert in human motivation,
behavior change, and
performance psychology

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DR. ROBERT
WALDINGER

Clinical Professor 
of Psychiatry at 

Harvard Medical School,

 psychoanalyst and

Zen priest

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SANTIAGO
HERRERO AMIGO

Spanish Consul of

Cultural Affairs

 in New York

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ROBERT
SANFIZ

Director of La Nacional

Spanish Benevolent Society

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ANDREA
HERRADA MAÍZ

Founder of 
La Escuelita de la Vida

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RAQUEL
ALVAREZ

US Country Manager of
La Escuelita de la Vida

 

TESTIMONIALS

What They’re Saying

 

DISCOVER

"THIS MOVIE IS A MUST-SEE FOR ALL WHO WISH TO INVEST IN OUR CHILDREN'S FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR SOCIETIES"

 

ABOUT DOCUMENTARY BRAIN MATTERS:

 

"With wide recognition that a healthy start to life lays the foundation of how children become successful adults, this movie is a must-see for all who wish to invest in our children's future and the future of our societies."

ABOUT DOCUMENTARY BRAIN MATTERS:

 

“If you want to see just one film to understand the deeply meaningful imperative of investing in the earliest years for children, this would be it. The case made for high-quality early childhood development -- and to the future of children, community and country -- is powerful and compelling.”

COLLIN KITCHELL, PROGRAM MANAGER - BNP PARIBAS BANK, NEW YORK, NY

ABOUT AUGUST LEMING:


"In a time when our industry is facing disruption, from volatile market conditions to financial technology changing the industry's landscape, Dr. Leming provides a sense of stability and well-being in the work place. August offers our employees critical techniques to enhance their daily experience in the office, and understand the true meaning of their work. As a global bank that strives to be a leader in a changing world, thought-provoking, motivational experts like August are essential in empowering our employees to drive change."

ABOUT AUGUST LEMING:


"The work that Dr. Leming has done with our team and my staff has not just been important and essential, but life-changing. I urge anyone in a leadership position to take advantage of the opportunity to work with Dr. Leming. Not just because of the brilliant content but more importantly because Dr. Leming has the ability to 'get to people'!"

 

GET IN TOUCH

Whatsapp: +1(347) 221-4812 // Mobile: +1 (347) 798-4188

 

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Committed to Excellence

FAQ

WHEN AND WHERE IN NEW YORK IS IT?

It´s on Friday March 20th 2020 from 5.30PM to 11PM. It will take place at La Nacional Spanish Benevolent Society, 232 W 14th St, New York.

IS IT IN ENGLISH? IT SEEMS TO BE A SPANISH SPEAKING EVENT?

 Yes. It’s a Spanish initiative supported by the General Consulate of Spain in New York but it’s an English speaking event.

IS THE EVENT FREE?

Yes. Entry is free but attendance is limited - previous registration is required.

ARE ALL THE SESSIONS PRESENTED BY LIVE SPEAKERS?

Most of our speakers will be live. Some will present live at the venue, others will be broadcasted from other locations and one will be recorded.

 

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