Women Talk Design Training & Events

Not sure if you want to speak? Need some inspiration, or a safe space to learn and practice? Women Talk Design hosts events to inspire more women and gender non-binary people to raise their hands to speak. We also lead workshops that provide new speakers with the tools and practice to feel more confident on stage. Join an upcoming Women Talk Design event or workshop in a city near you. We update our events calendar regularly.

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Train Your Team

Bring Women Talk Design to your organization! We offer private speaker trainings and events, hosted at your office. Prepare high potential employees to speak about their work on behalf of your company at conferences and public events. Our workshops equip new speakers with the tools and confidence to propose, craft and deliver compelling public talks. We are committed to empowering diverse speakers with the tools they need to succeed. Contact us for more info

Our Upcoming Events

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Present Yourself 8-week Program

When May 10 at 12:00 pm

Speak up and have your ideas heard! In this 8-week program, you’ll learn how to craft compelling presentations and speak (up) with confidence. Work alongside a supportive cohort while learning on your own time.

Learn about the journeys and experiences of incredible women and nonbinary speakers. Join us each week as we interview one of our speakers. You’ll have the opportunity to ask your own questions and connect with folks from the Women Talk Design community.

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UX Design Lightning Talks

When May 19 at 7:00 pm

We’re hosting a special Lightning Talks event with Ladies that UX Boston and Students of UXD. Cheer on our speakers as they practice short talks on the theme “My UX Journey”. You can also sign up to practice a talk.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic

When June 10 at 4:00 pm

Join us for a workshop to learn how to get started designing your talk topic! Learn a process you can use whenever you want to generate talk ideas, brainstorm potential talk topics, and receive feedback from your peers.

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Take the Lead

When June 23 at 1:00 pm

Whether you’re running a meeting, taking the stage, or simply having a 1:1 with your manager, you want to show up as a leader: someone with a perspective that’s engaging, unique, and powerful.

Connect with a Community of Speakers

Our private facebook group provides a space for new and experienced, women and gender non-binary speakers to ask questions, offer advice, and share upcoming speaking opportunities.

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Train up speakers at your company Prepare high potential employees to speak about their work on behalf of your company at conferences and public events. Our workshops equip new speakers with the tools and confidence to propose, craft and deliver compelling public talks. Contact us to learn more →