Dr. Caroline Casey, award winner and serial social entrepreneur, is both an adventurer and business woman. Subject of the National Geographic Documentary Elephant Vision, Ashoka Fellow, Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, TED speaker and unwavering campaigner, Caroline’s passion and ambition for leading a life without limits and labels is truly contagious. Since taking a life changing decision at 28 to leave her successful career as a management consultant and travel across India on an elephant, Caroline has been committed to building a global movement on inclusive business to build an equal society for the 1 billion people in the world with a disability. Collaborating with some of the world’s leading organizations and CEOs Caroline has identified what she often refers to as “The New Green” – the new business imperative for success – Inclusive Business.
An advisor, mentor, board member and international speaker, Caroline has a real ability to connect with people. Her extraordinary personal story of coming to terms with her own hidden disability and turning that perceived “weakness” into professional and personal success is relatable, funny, humbling and deeply meaningful. She is in her own words, “a dangerous dreamer,” and someone who “has leant the art of never giving up and failing fabulously.” Despite being the recipient of many awards and accolades, Casey believes that true success only comes to those who never give up, and always endeavor to truly be themselves, something even she is still working on.
She can speak to audiences in any of the following subjects: business, culture, entrepreneurship, social innovation, diversity/inclusive business, health & wellbeing, innovation & creativity, leadership, marketing, and social responsibility. Her style has been described as being full of honesty, energy, and passion – with unique experience as a social entrepreneur, business woman, adventurer, visionary, game changer, campaigner, collaborator, risk taker, and an expert on authentic leadership.