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Neil Pasricha Speaker

Neil Pasricha

Toronto, Ontario

Award-winning blogger and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world

Founder, The Institute for Global Happiness

Author of Five #1 International Best Sellers Including The Happiness Equation

Neil Pasricha Speaker Profile:

Born in 1979, Canadian public speaker, author, and entrepreneur Neil Pasricha is a wellspring of positivity and happiness seeking characterized by his advocacy of enjoying the simple pleasures in life. He is most known for his wildly successful and life changing blog, 1000 Awesome Things, a diary of sorts in which Pasricha wrote every day for 1000 days about things that were awesome, inspiring many to look for the great things to be thankful for in their lives. The blog alone has won three Webby Awards and ranked in PC Magazine’s list of top blogs and websites in both 2009 and 2010. He is also an accomplished author, selling over 1 million copies of many books on the secrets of happiness and living a fulfilling life. Among those books are the group of international best selling titles “The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Anything=Have Everything” (2016), “The Book of Awesome” (2011), and “The Book of (Even More) Awesome: Junk Drawers, Puppy Breath, the Smell of Sizzling Bacon, and Other Simple, Brilliant Things” (2012).

He is also a tremendously accomplished public speaker; his speech “The 3 A’s of Awesome” is ranked among the top 10 most inspiring TED talks of all time, accumulating over 2 million views on the TED website alone to date. He was personally won seven awards: the Webby Award for Best Blog (2009), the Webby People’s Voice for Best Blog (2009), PC Mag’s Top 100 Websites of 2009 (2009), Webby People’s Voice for Best Blog (2010), Goodreads Choice Award for Best Humor Book (2010), White Pine Award for Best Non-Fiction Publication (2012), and an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from University of Ontario Institute of Technology in 2017. He is also the founder of the Institute for Global Happiness, a website that encourages people to find happiness in their own lives.

His speaking topics include:

  • The small secrets to happiness
  • Finding joy in everyday life
  • Global efforts toward worldwide happiness


For availability and speaker fees, please contact Neil Pasricha’s speaking agent at Chartwell here, or call +1 972 385 1021 for U.S. inquiries or +44 207 293 0864 for international inquiries.

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