Past events

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (San Diego)

When October 15 at 6:00 pm

WhereSan Diego, CA, USA

Join us for a workshop with Designing Women 2+ hour hands-on workshop on concepting your next design talk. If you have never given a public talk or you’re experienced but would like the guidance of professional coaches, this event is for you.

Public Speaking for designers workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

Present Yourself: Craft Your First Talk and Deliver with Confidence (San Francisco)

When October 2 & 16

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We’re excited to offer our tried-and-true weekend speaking workshop in a new format! Apply to join our October cohort. We’ll meet on Oct 2nd, 9th, and 16th from 5:30 – 8:30 PM.

 

World Interaction Design Day (Boston)

When September 24 at 5:30 pm

WhereBoston, Massachusetts, USA

World Interaction Design Day is an annual event where we come together as a united global community to show how interaction design improves the human condition. Women Talk Design is partnering with Ladies that UX Boston to host this year’s Boston event.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

Present Yourself: Craft Your First Talk & Deliver with Confidence (New York)

When September 21 & 22

WhereNew York, New York, USA

We’re bringing our weekend speaking workshop to New York! Join us for an intensive weekend of learning and growing, coaching and community. Fill out the application to attend before August 30th.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When September 18 at 6:30 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We invite you to join us for an evening of talks by new and experienced speakers, on topics in design, tech, and career.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

Present Yourself: Craft Your First Talk and Deliver with Confidence (Chicago)

When August 24 & 25

WhereChicago, IL, USA

We’re teaming up with Hexagon UX to offer our intensive weekend speaking workshop in Chicago! Join us to learn the framework and confidence to craft your first talk. Walk away with a video example and a new network of support. Fill out an application before August 9th to join.

Women Talk Design Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When July 17 at 6:30 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We invite you to join us for an evening of talks by new and experienced speakers, on topics in design, tech, and career.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

Present Yourself: Craft Your Talk & Deliver with Confidence

When July 13 & 14

WhereAustin, Texas, USA

We’re partnering with General Assembly to bring our weekend speaking workshop to Austin! Join us to learn how to craft a compelling talk and deliver with confidence.

Women talk design event

 

Design Your Talk Topic (New York)

When July 9 at 6:00 pm

WhereNew York City, NY, USA

Do you want to start speaking at conferences but don’t know where to start? Join us for a workshop on designing your talk topic.

Public Speaking for designers workshop participants

 

Public Speaking Essentials: Crafting a Talk

When June 20 at 1:30 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

Join us for a workshop at San Francisco Design Week!

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Paris)

When June 17 at 6:30 pm

WhereParis, France

Do you want to start speaking at conferences but don’t know where to start? Join Women Talk Design + Hexagon UX Paris for a workshop on designing your talk topic.

Women Talk Conferences participants

 

Women Talk: Conferences (Miami)

When June 6 at 5:30 pm

WhereMiami, Florida, USA

We’re hosting our first Miami event! Hear from a panel of brilliant creatives sharing their experiences and advice for speaking at tech and design conferences. In partnership with AIGA Miami and Venture Cafe Miami as part of their #ThursdayGathering

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks (San Francisco)

When May 22 at 6:30 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We invite you to join us for an evening of talks by new and experienced speakers, on topics in design, tech, and career.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

Present Yourself: Craft Your First Talk & Deliver with Confidence (Los Angeles)

When May 18 & 19

WhereLos Angeles, CA, USA

In this workshop, we’ll provide new speakers with the framework and confidence to craft their first talk. Taught by experienced speakers and storytellers, attendees will have a chance to draft and practice their talk, and produce the documentation they need to be selected to speak at a conference.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Chicago)

When May 9 at 5:30 pm

WhereChicago, IL, USA

Do you want to start speaking at conferences but don’t know where to start? Join us and Hexagon UX Chicago for a workshop on designing your talk topic.

Speaking panel participants

 

Women Talk: Conferences (New York)

When April 30 at 6:30 pm

WhereNew York, NY, USA

We’re hosting our first New York event! Hear from a panel of brilliant creatives sharing their experiences and advice for speaking at tech and design conferences.

Round table participants

 

Ladies Lounge: The Highs and Lows of Public Speaking

When April 29 at 6:30 pm

WhereAustin, TX, USA

Hear from a group of brilliant women who will share their stories of public speaking. How did they get started, how do they prepare and what happens when things go wrong?

Public Speaking for designers workshop participants

 

Present Yourself: Use Storytelling to Craft Your Talk

When April 27 at 10:00 am

WhereAustin, TX, USA

Learn how to start crafting a talk, understand why storytelling is important, and begin drafting an outline of a short talk.

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