While the American Dream is coming of age, the international community has witnessed the popularization of the Nordic Dream. Tectonic shifts are taking place regarding the negotiation of well-being and happiness on a global scale.

Join Anu Partanen, the author of the Nordic Theory of Everything, for a conversation on Nordic experiences of searching for a good life.


  • Kai Sauer, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations
  • Simon Møller, Ph.D., Senior Vice Provost Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Michael Sampson, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education
  • Joan Tropnas, Ph.D., Chair, Division of Social Sciences Associate Professor and Director of the Health and Human Services
  • Jaana Rehnstrom, MD, Executive Director of Kota Project