Silvia Garcia’s Bio

As former Global Director of the Happiness Institute of Coca-Cola, Silvia Garcia made sure Coca-Cola was a reliable partner for those world leaders with a vision to transform lives through the science of happiness applied to the economy, workplace, health, politics, and education.

Silvia helped Coca-Cola use the science of emotions in Marketing, Communication, and Human Resources.

During 10 years, Silvia had the opportunity to learn from worldwide experts on happiness, such as Martin Seligman, Sonja Luybomirsky, Jeffrey Sachs, his holiness the Dalai Lama, among many others.


Today, as the founder of FeelLogic and Happiest Places to Work Silvia helps:

- PEOPLE: to lead a happier and more successful life

- ORGANIZATIONS: to use the latest science of happiness to create the conditions for employees and citizens to flourish, increase 30% customer satisfaction, reduce absenteeism by half and double innovation and creativity. She also helps organizations searching to create brands and communication that appeals to the emotions.

Barbara Fredickson, researcher on happiness and author and Silvia Garcia

Barbara Fredickson, researcher on happiness and author and Silvia Garcia

Silvia Garcia with a member of  Bhutan , the first country to measure their progress using Gross Happiness Product instead of GDP

Silvia Garcia with a member of Bhutan, the first country to measure their progress using Gross Happiness Product instead of GDP

Silvia Garcia, discussing on  Happiness at Work  with  Jan-Emmanuel De Neve , co-author of the Worldwide Report on Happiness,  Jeremy McCarthy,  Group Director of Spa & Wellness, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Hong Kong and  Camilla Soeril,  Owner, Canica AS.

Silvia Garcia, discussing on Happiness at Work with Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, co-author of the Worldwide Report on Happiness, Jeremy McCarthy, Group Director of Spa & Wellness, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Hong Kong and Camilla Soeril, Owner, Canica AS.

Silvia Garcia at the United Nations with the  Minister of Happiness of the UAE  and Professor J an-Emmanuel De Neve , co-author of the Worldwide Report on Happiness.

Silvia Garcia at the United Nations with the Minister of Happiness of the UAE and Professor Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, co-author of the Worldwide Report on Happiness.

Attending the  United Nations' General Assembly  on Happiness

Attending the United Nations' General Assembly on Happiness

Silvia is a demanded keynote speaker on the learning and applications on the science of happiness.


Before joining Coca-Cola, Silvia worked for SCA Hygiene Products-Mönlycke, a Fortune 100 Swedish company that recruited the "Next generation of leaders" and trained them in Sustainability, Finance, Marketing, PR, Innovation, and Commerce.

 

Martin Seligman, founder of Positive Psychology  and Silvia Garcia, at the International Positive Psychology Association Congress.

Martin Seligman, founder of Positive Psychology and Silvia Garcia, at the International Positive Psychology Association Congress.