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March 22nd, 2012


Sara Lahey




A sneak peek of an upcoming TEDx talk to be held at Yale University will be shared with students and staff at Sir Francis Drake High School

SAN ANSELMO – Marin County resident and part time nanny, Sara Lahey founded the Hunting Happiness Project in early 2010 and is celebrated for inspiring happiness among the communities of the greater San Francisco bay area.

Lahey can be caught warming up her act on Wednesday, March 28th in front of students and staff of Sir Francis Drake High School as she prepares for her upcoming TEDx debut.

Lahey has been selected to present at TEDx on the topic of ‘The Art and Science of Happiness’.  The event will take place at Yale University on April 28th.  She will be sharing the stage with fellow happiness experts including Gretchen Rubin, author of the best selling book The Happiness Project, MIT professor Rosalind Picard, advisor to the King of Bhutan and others.


About The Hunting Happiness Project

From a desire to bring profound healing to the world, Sara Lahey founded the Hunting Happiness Project in 2010.  The project is entirely volunteer-based.


The organization has established a number of initiatives, which include short films intended to inspire.

Lahey’s signature “Love’n Aid” stands have been providing free gifts and services, and encouraging people to engage in acts of kindness.  This inspirational initiative is contributing to a kinder, happier, and more peaceful world.

About TEDx

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission: “ideas worth spreading.” The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at more local levels.

TED’s celebrated format is a suite of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances on a wide range of subjects to foster learning, inspiration and wonder — and to provoke conversations that matter.


TEDx events are meant to spark deep conversation and connections.  TED is also known for bias-free programming, lacking of any commercial, religious or political agenda.


About Sara Lahey

Sharp, funny, and vivacious, Sara Lahey won’t give up until she puts a smile on your face.  Since founding the Hunting Happiness Project in 2010, she has pioneered what she calls a “World Happiness Movement.”


Sara’s aspiration to create happiness started with childhood reflections on the human condition.


Sara studied nursing and political science before discovering her true calling in fostering global happiness.