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Lady Speaker Party Education

Lady Speaker Party Education

I was at a conference party this fall, and I had an interesting conversation that I wanted to tell you about. First though, let me beg conference organizers — if we’re having an evening mixer, PLEASE explain to the DJ that people are going to be trying to talk to each other. The music was…

New year

New year

Some people set their new year by the Gregorian calendar. I tend to do mine by my birthday, which is in a couple days. There’s something about fall that makes me ambitious and inspired. This year is a big milestone birthday for me, so I’m trying to be mindful about my goals, what I want…

Lady Speaker Clothes Crisis

Lady Speaker Clothes Crisis

There are about a jillionty articles on how it is difficult to dress as a woman while maintaining standards of professionalism, temperature control*, comfort, pockets, and compliance with the male gaze.  This is a post on one specific form of dressing: Dressing to be speaking on stage. Personal style If it’s not something that you…

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