When it comes to rising women with a voice, Aislin O’Connor is one to watch.
Aislin is a banker of high growth companies and has acted as an early stage advisor to new ventures making an impact. She holds an NBA from Oxford and a forte fellow for women’s business leadership. She currently leads Oxford Business Alumni network for the San Francisco Bay area.
When Aislin’s not busying her days with work, she has a passion for dance and a love for good, smokey Scottish whiskey. She’s a pace-setter for newly defined leadership and will undoubtedly be one of the most outstanding figures to watch for in the next decade.
Aislin is a beacon of hope for emerging business. Welcome, Aislin!
In this conversation, you’ll learn…
-Aislin and Suzzanah’s mutual love for Scottish whiskey…00:50
-Aislin’s extraordinarily diverse background…01:20
-Aislin’s education journey from small town Carmel, California to the prestigious Oxford University…04:55
-Aislin’s take on white privilege vs the assumption of white privilege…07:45
-The ‘aha’ moment that inspired Aislin to learn about international politics, economics and finance…11:35
-Female leaders that Aislin was inspired by and how that has changed over the years…14:00
“One can be a really strong leader, but one still has to genuinely take an interest in others too”
-Two top tech female leaders that have disappointed female leadership…17:50
-What current leaders can do better to lead the next generation of female leaders…22:05
Transparency and diversity
-The key superpower for women in 2021 and how to tap into it…24:30
-What the future of women’s leadership will look like according to Aislin…29:15
-How intuition applies in finance..33:35
British born, Suzannah Galland is your go-to for all things life, intuitive and relationship advice. She’s been published in Huffington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Goop, Thrive Global, and Medium. In addition to being a co-author to Goop’s The Sex Issue, she’s been featured in global publications from Forbes to Vogue, New York Magazine to USA today. Suzannah appeared as a guidance expert on America’s Next Top Model.