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The science (and stories) of how animals bring us happiness

April 23, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.

 

Watch the Deep Dive workshop recording here!

Host: International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

Description: In collaboration with Smithsonian’s Earth Optimism Summit, IFAW will host an auxiliary “Deep Dive,” on the morning of Thursday, April 23. The conversation on "The science (& stories) of how animals bring us happiness,” will be moderated by Monica Medina, Co-Founder, Our Daily Planet, and will highlight Gallup polling data and the World Happiness Report on what brings humans happiness, along with stories and anecdotes from the field of how wildlife, nature, and animals bring us joy—especially in challenging times like these

Panelists:

Beth Allgood, U.S. Country Director, IFAW

Lisa LaFontaine, President & CEO, Humane Rescue Alliance

Stephanie Marken, Executive Director, Education Research, Gallup

Monica Medina, Moderator – Co-Founder, Our Daily Planet

Target audience: IFAW members and the general public are welcome.

Speakers

Beth Allgood

Beth Allgood

US Country Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare

Lisa LaFontaine

Lisa LaFontaine

President & CEO, Humane Rescue Alliance

Stephanie Marken

Stephanie Marken

Executive Director, Education Research, Gallup

Monica Medina

Monica Medina

Co-Founder, Our Daily Planet

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