Call for Speakers – Aspire Conference 2011

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Do you have something to say? Say it at the Aspire Leadership for the Future Conference, taking place in London in November 2011.

Aspire is proud to announce the first-ever Aspire Leadership for the Future Conference, 'Life, Work, World' on November 29th and 30th in London, UK.

This inspirational conference is dedicated to exploring how to create the changes needed to make a greater difference to both personal and professional lives and the world as a whole. It is brought to you by ASPIRE, the award-winning leader in executive coaching, leadership development, consultancy, events and research related to women as leaders, founded 10 years ago by Dr Samantha Collins, named 'One of the Top 10 Coaches' and 'One of the Top 200 Women to Impact Business and Industry' by Her Majesty, the Queen of England.

Aspire's sister non-profit side, The Aspire Foundation, was created in 2010 and today, through its pro-bono mentoring programme, works with more than 114 different charities in over 27 different countries positively impacting the lives of 250,000 women and girls around the world.

Aspire's goal is to find a diverse range of women and men as speakers who will bring their life and work experiences from a range of backgrounds including corporate, nonprofit, entrepreneurial, academia, coaching/training, writers, musicians and campaigners.

Benefits of being a speaker:
•Raise the profile of yourself and your business/organization with a diverse audience of up to 300 women and men.
•Complimentary pass to attend the conference worth £495.
•A chance to challenge yourself and 'feel the fear' and do it anyway if public speaking is not always your thing!
•Have some fun and an opportunity to be part of a movement for change and make a difference to those attending.

Aspire is looking for speakers who are passionate about their topic and have a view, story, learning tool, idea, concept or case study to share with others. Applicants do not necessarily need to be professional speakers.

Speakers will cover a range of topics that relate to the following focus areas:

Life
•Skills needed for women to be reach the top of their organizations, businesses and be successful and happy at work and in life.
•How women can make successful life and career transitions.
•Personal and professional success stories of women reaching goals and overcoming obstacles.

Work
•Examples/case studies of corporations attracting and retaining women.
•Latest research on women at work and the value that women bring to business.
•How women can raise their profile, navigate politics and influence others in the workplace.
•How to advance the next generation of young women leaders of the future.

World
•Examples/case studies of nonprofits working to support women and girls in the world.
•Examples/case studies of corporations making a difference to women and girls in the developing world.
•How women and girls contribute to business, economic and social growth.

Speakers will speak for no longer than 20 minutes. They will be able to use PowerPoint but minimal slides are requested. People interested in speaking should submit an application at http://www.aspireleadershipnetwork.com/quest/TALFC_2011Questionnaire.asp, along with a photo as soon as possible and, at the latest, by midnight Friday July 22nd, 2011. Please contact Aspire with any questions.

Aspire is looking forward to creating an amazing event.

Rebecca

Rebecca Hourston
Director of Programmes
Aspire, Leadership for the Future
UK: 44 (0) 20 7556 1018
US: (001) 310 437 8018
http://www.aspirecompanies.com
Aspire Coaching & Training Ltd, Blackwell House, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE - Registered in England No 4315506

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