Rebeca Fernandez –What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger By Kicki Pallin  She has the face of an angel, but the strength of a warrior. Rebeca Fernandez is the CEO and Founder of Golden Human Capital and an International Speaker also doing guest lectures at the Cantabria University. She teaches in Human Resources Management about the value of people. Her tough past and challenging upbringing catapulted her into a completely life changing path, where the main focus is to create more happiness on this planet. Now she is launching The Happy Factory, a community for like-minded people that want to increase their happiness within the workplaces, or make their careers set off.  Your childhood has influenced a lot how you have made your choices in life, can you share a bit about your early years? Yes, how a story ends has much to do with how it begins, so I must begin with my childhood. I am from a small village in the north of Spain. I was raised by a teenage mother – she was only 17 years old when I was born – and a father that was 10 years older than her. He had been a construction worker since he was 13, and was a ‘bad boy’ at that time. My parents with no money and no education, suddenly got in a situation where they were forced to get married and raise a baby – me.  I spent a lot of time with my grandparents. On my mother’s side, my grandfather suffered from depression for as long as I can remember. He worked for the Spanish Military Police and I remember how I used to go with him in his car and he was explaining to me about the tr [...]

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