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

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.

Anchorage Design Week poster

 

Speak Up! (Anchorage Design Week)

When October 7 at 9:30 am

Join us for a workshop to discover your voice. Uncover your personal why and learn a design process for generating topic ideas you can use over and over. In this workshop, you’ll have time and space to reflect on your experience, brainstorm ideas, and get feedback from your peers. We hope you’ll join us. 

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Take the Lead (Remote)

When October 29 at 1:30 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.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When November 17 at 6:00 pm

Cheer our speakers on as they practice short talks, learn something new, connect with the community, and be a supportive audience member! We’re hosting this next WTD Lightning Talks at a new time so our community in Europe can participate!! Join us at 6pm CET / 12pm ET / 9am PT.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic

When December 1 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.

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 →