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Dr Sam Collins is a sought after inspirational speaker who speaks globally, providing authoritative content for company boards, entrepreneurial events, conferences and other organizational, government, community and NGO initiatives aimed at the advancement of women as leaders worldwide, social impact, leadership and making a difference. Dr Collins engages, motivates and inspires audiences with her unique blend of storytelling, research and humor.

"Dr Sam is a passionate, engaging coach and the story telling throughout the day was extremely powerful. It exceeded my expectations." - Beth Butterwick, CEO, Karen Millen

"Sam Collins’ presentational style, her inspirational delivery and how she brings everyone together is totally unique. You leave her sessions feeling truly lifted and with the knowledge that you have achieved a lot already and can maximise your potential to do more- professionally and in your personal life."Shirley Joseph, Diversity Consultant, Talent Leadership and Inclusion, Home Office

“I would highly recommend Dr Sam Collins as an engaging and inspiring speaker on the subject of women's leadership and gender diversity.” - Lynne Turner, Director of Financial Control, Centrica PLC

"The value you provided as a speaker was enormous. You inspired and motivated the group on the topic of women's empowerment landing the importance of the issue and highlighting the impact that we as a brand can have. Your personal style, firsthand accounts and real life examples were very powerful in bringing it to life in an engaging way." - Nicole Fischer, Brand Development Manager, Unilever

“I’ve had the good fortune to have heard Dr. Sam Collins speak on numerous occasions.  She is a warm, dynamic, intelligent and entertaining speaker who inspires and motivates her audience into action.  Her perspectives are often unique and provocative as are her questions, which allow the audience to see and think about things in new ways.”  Robert Silverstone, President & CEO, Silverstone Consulting, Inc.

"I just wanted to say again how very much I enjoyed your talk earlier. It was very funny, thought-provoking and moving. I found you a truly inspirational speaker, as I know many others in the room did. Thank you for sharing your story with us all." - Helen Burness, Business Development Manager , Halebury 

“I have seen Dr Sam Collins present many times and I've always found her an amazingly inspiring and motivational speaker.  She has a special way of connecting with her audience that I have seen very few speakers accomplish.”  - Jane Swift, Program Director, Retail 21CN & Portfolio Management, BT plc

See Dr Sam Collins speaking here.

Engaging Dr Sam Collins as a speaker is a powerful way...

  • To increase motivation and employee engagement for both women and men to perform at higher levels and make a difference at work.
  • To inspire women in personal and leadership development topics to advance their careers and lives and make a difference at the same time.
  • For corporations to enhance their brand and social purpose to make a difference to women and girls in business, communities and the world.
  • To engage the senior management in the latest thinking and dialogue about the business need for closing the leadership gender gap and retaining and developing female talent.

Each key note or workshop Sam delivers is customized and designed to be informative, inspiring and practical.



Email Dr Sam Collins

Los Angeles: 001 310 437 8018
London:  0207 993 8613



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BMW                                                          British Telecom

Centrica                                                      The Disney Store

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Lloyds Bank plc                                            L&Q Housing Trust

Microsoft                                                     Merlin Entertainments Group

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The Co-operative                                         Save The Children

Unilever                                                      Vodafone

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