About Olga

Short Bio

Olga is dedicated to promoting a respectful and inclusive society based on evidence from neuroscience and psychology. To this end, she studies how meditation based trainings and other interventions can promote conflict resolution and health and well-being. She also shows how to implement evidence-based insights for the promotion of well-being and social cohesion in her trainings and consulting.

Olga holds a PhD in Psychology (summa cum laude) from the University of Zurich and a master degree in Neuroscience from University College London. She was guest professor in Psychology at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany before starting her own consulting company in 2022.

She is Co-PI on the longest study on meditation to date – the Medit-Ageing / Silver Santé Study and is leading research on conflict resolution since 2015. The insights of her work have been implemented in the trainings of major companies, including the Search Inside Yourself Program at google.

With over 15 years of research expertise and over 60 publications, she is currently an associated researcher in psychology at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, the University of Geneva, the University of Liège, and the Laboratory for Peace at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, VA. In recognition of her ground-breaking research on neural plasticity and conflict resolution, Olga received several awards, including the Early Career Award from the Society for Social Neuroscience in Washington DC in 2014 and a Marie-Curie fellowship from the European Commission.

Olga has worked and lived in Germany, Switzerland, Poland, the UK, and France and has spent several months of her life in the US. She has 15 years of experience in leading teams and has led multinational teams across different countries and institutions.

To promote collaborative and productive environments, Olga is offering talks, trainings, and consulting to organizations, teams, and leaders.

Here are some key inspirations in Olga’s life. 

Gael Chételat

with her courageous leadership

Ken Cloke

with his visionary revolution in conflict resolution

beloved spiritual teachers and friends