Aspire - Leadership for the future

Research, best practices, fresh insight and an extensive library of resources from around the globe.

ASPIRE is committed to remaining at the forefront of gender diversity research across a broad spectrum of industries and geography.

ASPIRE’s founder, Dr. Sam Collins, brings an experiential- and research-based academic philosophy to all ASPIRE engagements, programmes, services and offerings.

Best Practices
Learn from ASPIRE’s track record around the world: best practices, mentoring, fresh insight and an extensive library of research and resources.

“The Top 3 work motivators even in the tougher economic climate are still most driven by making a difference, challenge and believing in their organization’s direction. This plays out across industries, except in Accountancy, where women are most motivated by recognition and firm culture, and Media, where women are primarily motivated by team satisfaction”
(Aspire Report, Women Who Make it Work: The Secrets of Success for Female Leaders 2008).

To Boldly Go Where No Woman Has Gone Before…

The BBC has ‘courageously’ challenged tradition and enraged traditionalists by announcing a female Dr Who but there is still a big difference today in 2017 in the image that many companies portray and what really goes on behind closed doors as regards the appointment of women leaders.