"It is not magic, it's emotional intelligence"
"Non è magía, è intelligenza emozionale"
Born in London, Elsa has a degree in Philosophy and Modern Languages, Master in Arts from the University of Oxford and in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Madrid. She also has a Master in Secondary Education from the Camilo José Cela University in Madrid.
Content Director in the Laboratory of Social and Emotional Learning (LASE), she collaborated on prime time television the program el Hormiguero and then directed and presented "La Mirada de Elsa " in the Redes program on national television. Later she had a weekly section, "el mundo en tus manos” , in the program "Para todos la 2” of TVE.
She written the books “Brújula para Navegantes Emocionales", "Inocencia radical" and the fable "El León jardinero” . In 2012, she launched her bestseller "Una mochila para el Universo" already published in fourteen countries and, in 2014 the book on social intelligence, "El Mundo en tus manos".
In October 2015 she began publishing the illustrated stories of "Los Atrevidos", aimed at children, to help them understand and manage, in an entertaining way, their basic emotions. The 8 titles published so far, have reached all of the Spanish speaking countries as well as China and Greece with over 300.000 copies sold. The books also include a “workshop” for parents and educators.
In 2016, she published another major bestseller “El libro de las pequeñas revoluciones" , which is already in its 18th edition. This was followed in 2017 by the title “ El libro de los momentos Felices”. Finally, the fall of 2019 has seen the launch of the first two titles of new series for toddlers, “Bobiblu”
Elsa is today one of the leading Spanish-speaking figures in the world for the dissemination of emotional intelligence as a tool for positive change, as witnessed by her extensive direct presence through conferences and in the media throughout Latin America and in Spain.Elsa already has more than 2.5 million readers.