Final Project Friday - Making Other People Matter in Art with Erin Duffy

21jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFinal Project Friday - Making Other People Matter in Art with Erin DuffyFinal Project presented by a CAPP graduate.

Event Details

We invite CAPPsters to present their projects with the community.

Erin Duffy will be joining us July 23 for Final Project Friday. Erin is passionate about community, individual, and environmental health and well-being. For her project she created an artistic mural inspired by the idea that “other people matter”. Her process and product are absolutely beautiful, and I can’t wait for her to share them with you.

Erin’s Super Power

  • I am sometimes psychic.

3 things still on Erin’s bucket list

  • Have a baby.
  • Volunteer in another country.
  • Sell art or clothing I’ve made.

What inspired Erin’s Final Project

I often feel called to paint walls, not just in the home but out in public. For this project created a mural to honor the late father of a good friend. I was inspired by the idea that “other people matter”, and I wanted to do something to make that idea come into tangible form to support someone I care about.


Erin Duffy works as a communications specialist at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) through the University of Maryland. In this role, she has created and edited lessons to teach the public about socio-environmental topics. She also developed a podcast called, Succinct Science, that discusses some of the interesting findings of the center.

Passionate about community, individual, and environmental health and well-being, Erin has worked in a variety of roles, including: environmental educator; marketing associate for a social service organization and community garden coordinator for a food bank, both through Americorps; as well as caregiver for adults with differing physical and intellectual abilities.

Erin earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Policy and Science, recently become a certified yoga instructor and positive psychology practitioner and will soon complete a certificate program in nutrition from Harvard Extension School.


Access to this webinar is available only for CAPP students and alumni.
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(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST


Emiliya Zhivotovskaya

Emiliya is the CEO and founder of The Flourishing Center, a New York City based, Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) that is dedicated to increasing the flourishing of individuals, organizations and communities worldwide. She is the creator of the acclaimed Certification in Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) program, currently offered in 12 cities across the U.S., Canada and online worldwide, which has trained over 750 practitioners to date. She is the creator the Bounce Back BetterTM (B3) Program, Positive Psychology Coaching Certification, Flourishing Skills Group® (FSG®) Program, iMMi Program, co-founder of the Positive Educator CertificationTM (PEC) Program, creator of the PERMA-V Model and the 5i Change Agent Model. (If you haven’t noticed, she likes creating and is an “inventor” in our 5i Change Agent Model.) Emiliya holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Positive Psychology and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine from Saybrook University, where she is also an adjunct faculty member. Emiliya holds a PCC credential with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), as well as over a dozen certifications in modalities ranging from coaching to yoga, Reiki, intenSati, Thai massage, biofeedback, motivational interviewing and more. Prior to her work in the science of wellbeing, Emiliya was a professional party entertainer for over 12 years. She brings her entertaining background to her work today as a “pra-cademic-prenuer”; first and foremost she is a practitioner working in the field with individuals and organizations, then a researcher and academic, and an entrepreneur, focusing not just on the growth of The Flourishing Center, but is passionate about the craft of entrepreneurism and helping others grow their work. She integrates these tools into a unique approach to vitality and mind-body health, inspiring and empowering others to craft a life of thriving mentally, emotionally, physically, spiritually and financially.

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