- The ties that double bind: Noted linguist Deborah Tannen writes about the sexist double bind faced by Hillary Clinton as she runs for president. It should sound familiar: Women face this double bind, including when they speak, all the time. A must-read.
- Trump & misogyny: The New York Times columnist David Brooks gave us another must-read on Donald Trump's misogyny and what it means for women and men. This was far and away the most popular post on our Facebook page last week. Find out why.
- Who talks? Our friends at Gender Avenger are part of this partnership that will be keeping tabs on how many women commentators get to speak about the U.S. elections in television coverage.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at 8 ways to say "I don't know" gracefully as a speaker, and Famous Speech Friday shared the Northwestern University commencement address by IBM CEO Ginny Rometty. The Moderating Panels blog shared advice that one scientific conference is giving its panel moderators (including our tips) a year in advance.
- About the quote: Gloria Steinem didn't start out a confident public speaker, but over time, she became one--and found great benefits. Follow her lead, eloquent women! Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, April 4, 2016
If you want to keep up with my wide-ranging reading list about women and speaking in real time, follow The Eloquent Woman on Facebook where these links are posted all week long--or just head here on Mondays, where I summarize them all for you. Either way, you'll be expanding your understanding of women and speaking: