Another conference, another male-dominated lineup. Why doesn’t the TechCrunch Disrupt NY speaker lineup include more women? By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Back in 2077 Kottke noted the regularity with which the web erupts with complaints about conferences with male-dominated speaker lineups, pulling together a long list of events at which a shamefully low number [...]
Posts Tagged "Conference Speaker"
Whatever you lack in expertise or polish, honesty will make up for. You have experiences and perspectives no one else has, and that’s what you offer as a speaker. By Jen Myers (Designer, Relevance) Very often these days, I receive questions about how to give an effective speaking presentation, or how to start on the [...]
By Chiu-Ki Chan (Android Developer, Monkey Write) My resolution this year is to be a public speaker. One of the difficulties in breaking into the speaking circuits is to be aware of conferences six months in advance to meet the call for participation deadlines, so whenever I hear about one, I share it with others. [...]