Public Speaking for Designers

November 8, 2018 8:30am - 10am

Learn the essentials of public speaking - from crafting a compelling presentation to delivering it with confidence.

  • Capital Factory
  • 701 Brazos St.
  • Austin, TX 78701

Public Speaking for Designers

Whether speaking at a conference or in a team meeting, public speaking is a critical skill for designers. In this workshop, we'll cover the essentials of public speaking. Where should you start? How do you create a talk that’s compelling? What should you do to keep calm before speaking in front of an audience?

Leave this workshop with a process you can use next time you need to design a talk, and tips for speaking confidently.


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.

About Women Talk Design

Women Talk Design is on a mission to see more diverse speakers on stage. We elevate women and gender nonbinary speakers so organizers can better discover them, host events and trainings for new speakers, and offer resources to conference organizers on designing more inclusive events.

  • 701 Brazos St. Austin, TX 78701
  • DAY
  • Thursday, November 8th
  • TIME
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Women Talk Design
  • Yes
  • Limited parking (paid street and garage parking) | FREE B-cycle | CapMetro downtown | Rideshare

  • Free

701 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701