Past events

Public Speaking for designers workshop participants

 

Design Your Speaker Presence (Remote)

When April 9 at 4:30 pm

Does it feel like every other speaker is hugely inspirational and larger than life? Are you terrified of public speaking and unsure how to be yourself on stage? Learn how to express yourself authentically and design a speaking presence that’s reflective of you.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

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

When April 4 & 5

WhereNew York, NY, USA

Become a more confident public speaker! Join us to learn the tools for crafting and delivering a powerful talk in a safe, supportive environment — online! Register by March 30th.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks (Remote)

When April 1 at 6:30 pm

WhereAustin, TX, USA

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! Sponsored by Adobe XD.

graphic: Couch cushion conversations and WTD logo

 

Couch Cushion Conversations: Going Virtual with Your Speaking Engagements (Remote)

When March 25 at 12:00 pm

If you’re a speaker in this strange time, you might feel lonely–but you’re not alone. Join us for a Couch Cushion Conversation with Women Talk Design speakers Margot Bloomstein and Denise Jacobs.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Austin)

When March 11 at 6:30 pm

WhereAustin, TX, USA

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 Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks (Chicago)

When March 5 at 6:30 pm

WhereChicago, IL, USA

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! In partnership with Hexagon UX Chicago. Sponsored by Adobe XD.

 

Speak up! Women Talk Conferences & Events

When March 4 at 6:00 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We want to see you raising your hand to speak, sharing your ideas, and getting up in front of a room or on stage even when it’s difficult and scary. Join us for a special International Women’s Day event in partnership with General Assembly, Hexagon UX Bay Area, and Ladies that UX SF.

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks (Boston)

When March 3 at 6:30 pm

WhereBoston, MA, USA

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! In partnership with Ladies that UX Boston. Sponsored by Adobe XD.

 

Women Talk Design March Circle

When March 2 at 5:00 pm

Women Talk Design Circles provide a (remote) safe and supportive space for women and nonbinary folks in our community to work toward their speaking goals outside of our workshops. Apply to join our March Circle by Feb. 24th!

Women Talk Design Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks (New York)

When February 28 at 6:30 pm

WhereNew York, NY, USA

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! Sponsored by Adobe XD.

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Remote)

When February 18 at 6:30 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.

Present Yourself Workshop participants

2-Day Workshop

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

When January 31 & February 1

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

Become a more confident public speaker! Join us to learn the tools for crafting and delivering a powerful talk in a safe, supportive environment. Applications close January 17th.

Women Talk Design Lightening talks

 

Women Talk Design Lightning Talks

When January 22 at 6:30 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

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!

Design your talk event participants

 

Design Your Talk Topic (Remote)

When January 16 at 5:30 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 January Circle (Remote)

When January 9 at 8:00 am

Women Talk Design Circles provide a (remote) safe and supportive space for women and nonbinary folks in our community to work toward their speaking goals outside of our workshops. Apply to join our January Circle!

 

My UX Wish for 2020: Lightning Talks and Holiday Bash

When December 18 at 6:00 pm

WhereSeattle, WA, USA

We’re partnering with Seattle Women in Design & UX on their final event of the year. Cheer on speakers as they share their UX Wish for 2020 and celebrate the end of 2019!

 

Designing for Access

When November 14 at 7:00 pm

WhereSan Francisco, CA, USA

We’re partnering with Designers + Geeks to co-host their November San Francisco meetup. All speakers will be Women Talk Design workshop alumni. Join us!

Women Talk Design Lightning talks

 

Women Talk Design Lighting Talks

When November 4 at 10:30 am

WhereAustin, Texas, USA

Join us at Austin Design Week and listen to several 5-minute talks on the theme “Make Space” from new and experienced speakers in the Women Talk Design community.

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