Aspiring Women Speakers
The Aspiring Women Speakers is a free to join community of women in the tech industry on a similar path to improving their public speaking skills. We have an active Slack group (including experienced mentors), a mailing list and regular events.
Our members are typically developers, tech leads, engineering managers and CTOs who would like to build their presentation skills with a view to doing more internal or conference talks.
Why Join Us?
Learn how to master nerves and imposter syndrome
You will learn about the techniques experts use to deal with nerves. Understand how to tackle imposter syndrome and become confident in yourself as a subject matter expert.
Learn how to create engaging presentations
Access workshops to help you distill your ideas into a clear topic and write a structured presentation. Learn how to identify the topics on which you can speak confidently.
Practice speaking and get expert feedback
If and when you are ready, you will get a chance to put the skills you’ve learned into practice at our regular speaking events. You will receive feedback from experts on specific areas you can improve.
Meet others on a similar journey
You can meet with other women who have decided to get into speaking and are dealing with similar issues; some will have given their first talks and others will be just getting started.
Attend events and hear from experts
We hold regular events, interviews with experts and opportunities to connect with mentors. We have a library of relevant video and written resources supported through an email list.