Past events

Women Talk Design Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When September 21 at 4:00 pm

Cheer our speakers on as they practice short talks, learn something new, connect with the community, and be a supportive audience member!

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Workshop Intensive

Present Yourself 8-week Program

When August 31 & October 20 at 5:00 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. Registration closes August 23rd.

Alla teaching a workshop

 

Say What You Want to Say

When August 26 at 1:00 pm

What happens when you need to speak off to the cuff? You may find yourself frozen and unable to say what you want to say. Join Alla Weinberg, author of A Culture of Safety, for a workshop to help you stop silencing yourself and playing small and let your thoughts and ideas be heard.

Two workshop attendees standing in the front of a room introducing one another

 

Own Your Presenting Voice

When July 27 at 11:00 am

When you present, your voice matters. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to take ownership over the tone and timbre of your sound. Learn from trained vocalist Alexis Wong how to warm up and use your voice effectively while presenting.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When July 21 at 7:00 pm

Cheer our speakers on as they practice short talks, learn something new, connect with the community, and be a supportive audience member!

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Tea Uglow

When July 15 at 6:00 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.

Three women sitting around a table talking

 

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.

graphic for live demo with confidence event with headshot of instructor Maddy Beard

 

Live Demo with Confidence

When June 15 at 4:00 pm

Join us and Adobe XD as we share tips and tricks to help you feel more confident going into your next demo.

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.

graphic for UX Design Lightning talks

 

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.

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Lola Oyelayo-Pearson

When May 12 at 12:00 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 workshop stretching during a warm up exercise

 

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.

Erin Pinkley headshot with words "Women Talk Design Speaker Stories featuring Erin Pinkley"

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: Erin Pinkley

When April 29 at 8:00 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. Sponsored by Zendesk

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When April 14 at 5:00 pm

Cheer our speakers on as they practice short talks, learn something new, connect with the community, and be a supportive audience member!

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic

When April 7 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.

Three women sitting around a table talking

 

Take the Lead

When March 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.

Tell your story: an international women's day event

 

Tell Your Story

When March 8 at 7:30 pm

We’re partnering with Seattle Women in Design & UX, Ladies that UX Boston, and UXPA Boston for this very special, FREE, International Women’s Day event. Join us!

 

Women Talk Design Speaker Stories: De Nichols

When March 4 at 1:00 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.

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