About Shannon Polly

Shannon Polly is one of the first 150 people in the world who have received their Master in Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania, under Dr. Martin Seligman. She is a leadership development facilitator, coach, speaker, author and founder of Shannon Polly and Associates, a leadership development company in downtown D.C. that consults for Fortune 500 companies.

Shannon has developed curriculum for the higher education version of the movie, Happy, and has taught resilience to over 1,000 U.S. Army sergeants for the Master Resiliency Training program. She is the co-editor of Character Strengths Matter: How to Live a Full Life, required reading in the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy curriculum. Shannon’s work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Live Happy magazine and the Toronto Star.

Subjects Covered

Positive Psychology