- Question time! In Got a Question? Raise your hand, an adult woman compares her hesitancy to ask questions with kids' eagerness to do it.
- Where we've been: The National Women's History Museum has a new resource on its website about women's suffrage in the U.S., including artifacts from speakers in the movement. Here's an example of one of the primary documents you can see in this new resource center.
- Did you miss? Last week, the Moderating Panels blog looked at how technology's expanding the moderator job, and this blog shared inspiration for speakers from author Elizabeth Gilbert on how to make room for fear. Our Famous Speech Friday celebrated the great Victorian actor Ellen Terry's lectures on Shakespeare's women--they're being recreated in London right now.
- About the quote: Many women use their speaking turns to call out organizers for not inviting more women speakers, as UK television executive Elisabeth Murdoch did in this industry speech featured in our Famous Speech Friday series. Find more quotes like this on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, February 1, 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: