Meet Worldmaker

We all have the right to thrive. Pairing research with a voice of calm, hope and positivity, Worldmaker helps build stronger, more resilient communities and organizations capable of growing through adversity. While individually we are unable to solve today’s pressing social problems, united we can make the world – our world – a better place for all.

What's a worldmaker?

A positive, wholehearted trailblazer helping to create a world where we all can thrive.

New to our work? We are dedicated to building human resilience. The THRIVE Resilience Model™ gives a framework for how we can build resilience in our communities. Learn more about human resilience and our THRIVE Resilience Model™ below! 

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What is human resilience? Learn about what decades of research says about human resilience and how we put it into action through our THRIVE Resilience Model™!

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Learn about the THRIVE Relationship-Based Practices.

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Learn about the SPECS Individual Practices.

20 years scientific research global fieldwork dedicated to helping the helpers

This work draws from more than 20 years of scientific research, a decade of nonprofit fieldwork in communities around the globe and a robust network of human resilience practitioners dedicated to helping the helpers.

Worldmaker Formula




25 years of scientific research


Robust network of human resilience pioneers


Over a decade of crisis response and community building


Worldmaker provides resilience and wellness training and consulting to leaders and helpers in crisis response, education, military communities and organizations. We have delivered education and support to leading governmental agencies and organizations, including the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Health and Human Services, the US Department of Education, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA), the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Victim Services, Leadership in Counter Terrorism (Australia, Canada), Wounded Warrior Project, the Invictus Games Foundation, the National Association of School Psychologists, and universities and K-12 schools across the United States.

David Richmond leading resiliency training

Speakers Bureau

Speakers with resilience expertise and real world experience


Worldmaker International

Sharing Stories to Heal and Help Others

This blog was written by Dr. Mollie Marti, Worldmaker Founder and CEO. In a 2020 NY Times Opinion titled, “The Losses We Share”, Meghan Markle candidly shared how she struggled to see how she would heal after experiencing a miscarriage.

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Burnout Q&A with Eileen McDargh

Eileen McDargh is the CEO (Chief Energy Officer) of The Resiliency Group and author of seven books, including Burnout to Breakthrough: Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge, and Reclaim What Matters.  She sat down with Dr. Mollie Marti to discuss burnout

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Toxic Positivity vs. Realistic Optimism

No one likes a Negative Nellie. On the other hand, a person who constantly tries to sweep the negative under the rug can feel dismissive or perhaps out of touch with reality. Often, this unbridled positivity or refusal to acknowledge

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