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Public Speaking for Designers, Part 2: Getting Comfortable on Stage

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HBO Seattle

1099 Stewart St

11th Floor

Seattle, WA 98101

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This event is presented by IxDA Seattle and Women Talk Design. Thank you to HBO Seattle for hosting!

Whether speaking at a conference or in a team meeting, public speaking is a critical skills for designers. Join Women Talk Design + IXDA Seattle in a workshop series that will cover the essentials of public speaking. Where should you start? How do you create a talk that’s compelling? What should you do if you freeze while you’re presenting?

Part 1 of this 2-part workshop in November focused on storytelling and outlining a talk. This is part 2. It will focus on feeling comfortable on stage.

Leave this workshop with tips for feeling confident when giving a public talk, or speaking on stage, and practice presenting!

**Please come to the workshop with a 3-min story you can use to practice. It can be about anything.


INSTRUCTOR

Danielle Barnes, CEO Women Talk Design

Danielle is the CEO of Women Talk Design, where she works with hundreds of speakers and dozens of conference organizers to get more diverse speakers on stage. She also co-founded and continues to co-organize Austin Design Week, a week-long event celebrating the design community in Austin through free community-hosted talks, workshops, and events. Previously, Danielle worked at education company General Assembly where she founded and led the Austin campus, launched the San Francisco campus, and championed the first full-time User Experience Design Immersive program. Danielle lives in Berkeley, California, and is an active volunteer for CreativeMornings Oakland, a monthly lecture series for the creative community.


SCHEDULE

6:00p | Doors open

6:00 - 6:30p | people arrive; food & drink & spontaneous conversation

6:30 - 8:30p | Workshop! (Presence fundamentals, Before you get on stafe, While you're on stage, Practice and feedback, Q&A)

8:30 - 9p | more food & drink & spontaneous conversation, clean up!



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How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact us at events@ixdaseattle.org with any questions!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can if you want. But you can also just check in with your name.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes! Just let us know who you're transferring it to (and what their email address is) by emailing events@ixdaseattle.org


Is there a code of conduct?

Yes. Women Talk Design workshops are intended to give women and non-binary people in design and tech the framework and space to become more confident public speakers. Please take a moment to read through Women Talk Design's Code of Conduct before registering.


Who can attend this event? Is it only for women and non-binary people?

All genders are welcome to attend this event.

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HBO Seattle

1099 Stewart St

11th Floor

Seattle, WA 98101

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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