• To promote the science of positive psychology and its research-based applications.
  • To facilitate collaboration among researchers, teachers, students, and practitioners of positive psychology around the world and across academic disciplines.
  • To share the findings of positive psychology with the broadest possible audience.

Present your work – IPPA provides opportunities for scholars, practitioners and students of all levels to present their work. Opportunities include the Sixth World Congress on Positive Psychology, where invited and accepted presenters can share their work through a number of session formats, and the SIPPA Student Speaker Series where students practice presenting their work to their peers and receive feedback.

Share your Knowledge – IPPA members are invited to share their work, resources, thoughts, theories, and findings with other members in the IPPA Engage Member Community.

Find a Mentor or Mentor Others – SIPPA’s Mentoring Program was developed as a way to provide students support at all levels of professional growth and development. This program helps connect current graduate and undergraduate students with professionals and other graduate students who are interested in providing mentorship. To learn more, visit: http://www.ippanetwork.org/mentoring-program/

Volunteer – IPPA is a volunteer-led organization. Volunteers contribute to our organization at all levels to ensure that the field of positive psychology advances responsibly and achieves its full potential. Volunteer opportunities can be one-time occurrences or term-based appointments. You can work as part of a team, or you can apply to lead a division or join a high-level committee. IPPA regularly updates volunteer opportunities on this page: http://www.ippanetwork.org/volunteer-opportunities-with-ippa/

Apply for a Scholarship – IPPA’s Student Scholarship Program helps students who would otherwise not be able to attend the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology take advantage of this unique career and learning opportunity. Student members whose abstract was accepted for presentation at the Sixth World Congress are invited to apply for a scholarship. For more information visit: http://www.ippanetwork.org/wcpp2017/student-scholarship/