Past events

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What about a book?

When December 2 at 1:30 pm

In a discussion with Margot Bloomstein, author of TRUSTWORTHY (coming March 2021 from Page Two), we’ll talk about how to approach the proposal process, traditional vs. hybrid publishing models, and working with a developmental editor to polish your ideas. We’re offering this event at two times. Choose which works for you and bring your questions!

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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.

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.

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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.

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Design Your Talk Topic (IxDA New York)

When October 27 at 7:00 pm

Join IxDA NYC and Women Talk Design for a workshop to learn how to design your talk topic and get started in public speaking.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Nadieh Bremer

When October 14 at 5:00 pm

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.

 

Public Speaking for Designers, Online Edition (IxDA New York)

When October 13 at 7:00 pm

Whether speaking at a conference or presenting your work in a team meeting, public speaking is a critical skill for designers. And now, more than ever before, we need to be able to present online. Join us for this interactive talk with IxDA New York!

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: LaDonna Witmer Willems

When October 7 at 5:00 pm

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.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Ovetta Sampson

When October 1 at 5:00 pm

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.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Samantha Yuen

When September 24 at 11:00 pm

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.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When September 22 at 5:00 pm

Our Lightning Talks event offers an opportunity for new and experienced speakers to practice a short talk, in front of a safe supportive audience. We invite you to be that supportive audience, online!

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Vivian Acquah

When September 16 at 9:00 am

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.

Ariba Jahan headshot with WTD logo next to her and text "Women Talk Design Speaker Stories featuring Ariba Jahan"

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Series: Ariba Jahan

When September 10 at 10:00 am

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.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic

When September 10 at 5:00 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.

 

Apply to Speak: Q&A about the Call for Proposal (CFP) process

When September 8 at 12:00 pm

Hear from Confab and Interaction21 event organizers, Tenessa Gemelke and Saaniya Shaikh, on what they look for when reviewing speaking proposals. Ask your questions and spend time in small groups getting input on your ideas from folks in the WTD community.

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Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Eriol Fox

When September 3 at 4:00 pm

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.

 

LTUX & WTD Lightning Talks (pre-IxDD event)

When September 1 at 7:00 pm

Ladies that UX Boston, Ladies that UX San Francisco, and Women Talk Design are partnering on a “pre-IxDD” event. Our Speaker Lightning Talks event offers an opportunity for new and experienced speakers to practice a short talk, in front of a safe supportive audience. Join us to cheer on speakers as they practice talks on the IxDD theme: Culture & Sustainability.

Three women sitting around a table talking

 

Take the Lead (Remote)

When August 27 at 12:00 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.

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