- Transcribe and learn: TED needs volunteer transcribers for TEDx talks. Even better than its good reasons for why you should sign up: You'll learn a lot about what goes into a good (and bad) TEDx talk.
- No wonder women don't want to speak up: This compilation of how women are referred or spoken to on one TV network offers one answer for why women don't seek speaking or interview roles.
- It gets worse: A male blogger's take on the lack of women speakers in the tech world: It's worse than it seems, as women are a higher percentage of workers in cerrtain categories.
- Every woman needs a sponsor: I was last week's sponsor for Technically Speaking, a weekly email newsletter for tech speakers. It comes out on Tuesday, so today's a good day to subscribe...
- Did you miss? Last week, our Famous Speech Friday looked at Viola Davis's powerful acceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards, and I wrote about why you should resist the urge to neaten up your personal stories in speeches. On the Moderating Panels blog, I offered ways moderators can help stop the "what she said" syndrome among speakers on the panel.
- About the quote: Wise words from Susan B. Anthony, who got us the vote so we could have a voice. From our Pinterest board of quotes for public speakers.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog. But you won't miss a thing, since I'm summarizing that extra content and putting it here on the blog for all readers to see. Here's what I shared in the week just past: