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Jenny Santi


Jenny Santi

Jenny Santi was born and raised in Manila in the Philippines; has lived in London, the French Loire Valley, and Singapore; and now lives in New York. Santi is a philanthropy advisor to some of the world’s most generous philanthropists and celebrity activists. For five years, beginning when she was only 28, Santi was the head of Philanthropy Services (Southeast Asia) for the world’s largest wealth manager. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, went to the Wharton School as an exchange student, and attended New York University’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, where she is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. THE GIVING WAY TO HAPPINESS: Stories and Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving (Tarcher/Penguin) was published October 2015.

Photo Credit: Olan Montgomery

Books by Jenny Santi

by Jenny Santi - Business, Nonfiction, Personal Growth

In THE GIVING WAY TO HAPPINESS, Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how giving to others --- whether in the form of money, expertise, time or love --- has helped people from all walks of life find purpose and joy. Drawing on the wisdom of great thinkers past and present, as well as cutting-edge scientific research, Santi makes an eloquent and passionate case that oftentimes the answers to the problems that haunt us, and the key to the happiness that eludes us, lie in helping those around us.