- Bad climate for women: Climate change will affect women worldwide disproportionately, but the COP21 climate summit in Paris last year featured few women speakers.
- Speaking for votes: I shared some pictures of artifacts about women and speaking from Washington, DC's Sewall-Belmont house, an important museum about the U.S. crusade to get women the vote.
- Give this an award: To ring in Hollywood awards season, L'Oreal debuted a hashtag, #WorthSaying, and a campaign to get reporters to ask women actors on the red carpet questions of substance. One ad says: One ad says: "Behind the lipstick, all women have something worth saying. So speak up."
- Did you miss? Last week, I answered a reader's question about last-minute speech changes and over-preparing, and our Famous Speech Friday post looked at Weight Watchers founder Jean Nidetch speaking on "thin."
- About the quote: Eloquent women speak no matter what their voices sound like, but classicist Mary Beard has a point here. From our Famous Speech Friday post about her talk on the public voice of women. You'll find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, January 11, 2016
If you want to keep up with my wide-ranging reading list about women and speaking in real time, follow The Eloquent Woman on Facebook where these links are posted all week long--or just head here on Mondays, where I summarize them all for you. Either way, you'll be expanding your understanding of women and speaking: