Past events

 

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.

Graphic: Eriol Fox headshot next to WTD logo and words "Women Talk Design Speaker Stories featuring Eriol Fox"

 

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.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Kat Vellos

When August 25 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.

Speaker Stories, Val Head graphic

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Val Head

When August 18 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.

Speaker Stories Graphic with Coraly Roasio headshot

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Coraly Rosario

When August 11 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.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (DWP)

When August 6 at 4:00 pm

WherePortland, OR, USA

Start sharing your experiences and ideas! Join us at Design Week Portland for a workshop to learn how to get started designing your talk topic.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

Workshop Intensive

Present Yourself: Craft Your First Talk and Deliver with Confidence (Remote, PDT)

When August 5 & 27

Become a more confident public speaker! Join us online to learn the tools for crafting and delivering a powerful talk in a safe, supportive environment. This workshop meets once a week, for four weeks, after work.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Alana Washington

When August 4 at 9:00 am

We’re kicking off a new series! 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 Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When July 21 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!

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Remote)

When July 14 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.

Three women sitting around a table talking

 

Take the Lead (Remote)

When June 30 at 12:00 pm

Our June 25th session of Take the Lead sold out, so we scheduled another one to accommodate everyone who is interested in attending. Learn how to show up as a leader: someone with a perspective that’s engaging, unique, powerful, and true to you.

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