It is our privilege to be presenting this interview with Laura Tynan, the founder of Laura Tynan Ltd. centred around empowering women in business and the aspiring women entrepreneurs. Laura is an award-winning speaker and was recently invited to speak at Forbes Under 30 Summit Europe.
A few days back, one of our representatives caught up with Laura to talk to her about her entrepreneurial journey, her personal experience by working as a professional and more importantly as an entrepreneur and business coach helping other women wanting to readvance in their careers on a global level.
About Laura Tynan
Born and raised in the south of Ireland, Laura always dreamt of an exciting career working in business, travelling the world and meeting interesting people, and that is something she cherishes most in life.
Her passion for supporting women and creating positive change eventually became the driving force behind launching her own business coaching and professional development company, committing full time to help women grow and succeed in business.
She is now also the proud founder of the Global Association of Female Entrepreneurs providing a network and support to women in business globally.
Laura completed her bachelor’s in finance from University College Cork, Ireland in 2012 where she also earned UCC Academic Scholarship.
While pursuing her bachelor’s, Laura alongside worked as a finance intern at Apple, Cork for seven months where she worked with the UK and emerging market accounting teams, gaining insights into the complexities and dynamics of running an international business.
Laura then worked in Corporate Finance at Deloitte, Dublin for 3+ years. There she gained experience in banking advisory, forensic practice, managing numerous asset tracing and fraud investigations on behalf of major banks, financial institutions and large corporates.
After leaving Deloitte in 2016, Laura joined Ernst & Young (EY), Ireland as Assistant Manager, UK&I Transaction Services. After a few months, she moved to London to make progress in her career with EY as Manager, EMEIA Corporate Turnaround. In September 2019, Laura left EY as Associate Director, Global TAS Digital & Innovation to begin her entrepreneurial journey.
Starting so young, making progress in career by working with the mammoths like Apple, Deloitte and EY; then stepping forward to pursue her passion as an entrepreneur helping other women succeed with great energy is something that demands expertise and passion. She is not only a mentor but evidently a role-model for many business consultants all around the world.
So, let’s end with the best of Laura’s quotes from this interview…
“You alone must decide; take a leap of faith and risk the fall, or forever play it safe, never discovering the power that resides within us all.”
– Laura Tynan
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