Ride was a frequent speaker on science education and her "Shoot for the Stars" speech was featured in our own Famous Speech Friday series. And seeing the scenes, even animated, of her speaking made me come back to a thought I've had before: Why don't we see more images of women speaking in public?
I say that as someone who's routinely looking for images of women speakers to illustrate this blog, but also as one who knows that research shows that women give longer and more confident political speeches when they've been exposed to images of female role models.
So can we do this, readers? I'd love to see you share images of women speakers--yourself as a speaker, or a woman speaker you've seen or whom you admire. Tag them #eloquentwomen, and post them in any of these places on the web:
- The Eloquent Woman community on Google+
- The Eloquent Woman on Facebook
- Tweet to @dontgetcaught or @NoWomenSpeakers on Twitter
- On Pinterest, tag your posted picture with #eloquentwomen, and I'll collect and post them on a single board
- On LinkedIn, post to your feed and tag the picture with #eloquentwomen
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