After being told she had too much empathy, Marisa realized that choosing to understand others takes strength and practice, and that it motivates others to do well.

Marisa Lascher applies and teaches compassion, gratitude, and resiliency to help people and companies thrive. She was integral to the emergence of Positive Psychology and created a gratitude event that has been empirically validated to increase happiness and decrease depression. It was featured in the books Authentic Happiness and Flourish and was a New York Times Magazine Idea of the Year.


Marisa’s practical experiences range across diverse industries including Financial Services, Data Analytics, Technology, Machine Learning, and AI. She has been published in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and her work has been featured in The Boston Globe. She’s currently studying Applied Compassion at Stanford University and lives in New York City.

Connect with Marisa to increase your business success with compassion.