Dr. Samantha Collins, Founder and CEO
Dr. Samantha Collins
Women's leadership speaker and advocate, social activist and author.
Dr Samantha Collins is the founder and CEO of ASPIRE, an internationally-recognized and award-winning leader in leadership development, diversity and social responsibility for women leaders.
is an inspirational speaker and addresses women's conferences, corporate and entrepreneurial events and workshops.
has worked with over 10,000 women business leaders over the past 13 years and has contributed to The Financial Times, CNN, The Times and the BBC Global Business Report
was named one of the Top 200 Women in the UK to Impact Business & Industry by HM The Queen of England.
is also the winner of an Ogunte Women's Social Leadership Award in the category of Leader in the Workplace and was shortlisted for the Women in Marketing Award.
PhD thesis examined the future world of work for women as leaders and she
is the author of a soon-to-be published book, 'Go MAD - Women Leaders Making a Difference'.
Samantha is passionate about making a difference for women both in and outside of the boardroom which is why she started The Aspire Foundation.
This not-for-profit foundation offers pro-bono mentoring, fundraising and campaigning for women in charities, social enterprises and community projects that are making a difference to women and girls across the world.
Originally from the UK, Samantha
followed her dream and now lives in California, near the ocean, with her husband, Robert, and 2 sons, Jake and Charlie.
"I am very keen to use my own experiences to help Samantha
and the Aspire
team to expand their business and Foundation activities.