- Presentation barriers, indeed: "I was in a meeting where all the buyers were presenting the season to the head of the division and the VP who oversaw the division. All the buyers were women and the heads were men. The comments about women’s looks, bodies, boobs and more was beyond inappropriate. One of the men actually felt up one of the women’s legs up while she put her presentation up on the board. Everyone giggled like it was funny but I was disgusted." Harrassment silences the harrassed, and nobody talks about the harrassers. This piece calls it out. It's not just Donald Trump.
- Desperately seeking Susan? Google Arts & Culture has created an interactive online exhibit about Susan B. Anthony, who fought for women's votes in the U.S. You get a peek at her writing, letters, and busy speaking career.
- Did you miss? This week, the blog looked at What if the speaker is bored? 5 solutions for your tired presentation, and Famous Speech Friday shared 6 famous speeches by Hispanic women for Hispanic Heritage Month.
- About the quote: Hannah Arendt prompts us to speak about--and make meaningful--our humanity. Find more quotes like this one on our Pinterest board of great quotes by eloquent women.
Monday, October 10, 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: