Aspire - Leadership for the future

‘The Power of Believing in the Right Thing and Your Extraordinary Potential’

Caroline Casey,
Award winning Social Entrepreneur, Business Woman and International Speaker

Caroline Casey is a social entrepreneur; co-founder of London based charity, Elephant Family, Founder of Kanchi and the O2 Ability Awards and is also an international speaker and adventurer.  Caroline aims to change the way people think about disability through a deeper level of engagement with society, business, media and politics to affect change through positive solution based thinking.
A former management consultant with Accenture, Caroline was the first Irish person to be appointed a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2006. In the same year, Caroline was awarded an honorary doctorate from NUI Ireland, became the first Ashoka fellow from Ireland and the UK and received the Eisenhower Fellowship in 2007. Caroline has also spoken at TED in Washington, the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh and is a return speaker at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.
Through the highs and lows of her life story, Caroline inspires you to believe in what you are really capable of, if only you would truly believe it!


Building Blocks for the Girls

We have to believe inside that we deserve to be where we are, and to achieve what we have achieved. But we also have to understand that we cannot hold a belief that society owes us anything and instead make our own destinies, and likewise complain that nothing will ever change without understanding that we can control our own reality.