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Speak Up! How to Show Up with Presence and Communicate Your Ideas Effectively

Course Description 
To gain buy-in, create alignment, and move projects forward you need presence and the skills to communicate clearly and persuasively. Presenting effectively to people on your team, cross-functionally, to leadership, and with clients is particularly challenging when you are the only woman in the room. In this webinar, you will learn: (1) How to identify and overcome doubt, tackle the inner critic, and cultivate the courage to share your ideas, (2) Best practices to show up with presence and sound confident in-person and virtually, (3) A framework to communicate your ideas and work concisely and persuasively, (4) How to prepare for and remove obstacles that arise. During this interactive course you will practice techniques from your seat and immediately implement them at work.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this webinar, you should be able to:
  • Examine and reverse self-limiting thoughts that prevent you from sharing your voice.
  • Practice techniques for displaying presence and speaking clearly.
  • Apply a framework for sharing ideas persuasively.

60 minutes
Closed Caption: English

Hope Timberlake is a speaker, trainer and author who focuses on persuasive communication and meeting presence. She is passionate about elevating the voices of women and those underrepresented in leadership. Her book, Speak Up, Dammit! How to Quiet Your Fears, Polish Your Presence and Share Your Voice, was released in October, 2021. Hope works with many tech companies including Airbnb, Autodesk, Dropbox, Intel, PlayStation, Splunk and many scaling start-ups. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and completed a Masters degree at University of California, Berkeley. Hope lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, teenaged children and dog Mona.

This course offers 0.10 CEUs / 1.0 PDH. To receive CEU/PDH, the course must be viewed in its entirety in addition to completing the knowledge check with an 80%.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275. In obtaining this approval, the SWE has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider membership status, SWE is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET 1-2018 Standard.