Hold an Underrepresented Speaker Workshop

Hold An Underrepresented Speaker workshop (aka “How to Own Your Expertise and Start Speaking at WordPress Events”)

About Workshop:

The flagship, proven effective workshop of the #WPDiversity group. This workshop is a “bridge” for underrepresented voices in WordPress go from, “I would never consider speaking at a WordPress event” or “I don’t know what to talk about” to being eager to start speaking.

The coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. material in both versions of the workshop covers:

  • Overcoming personal obstacles to speaking
  • Finding a topic that the community will be excited to hear

The “full” version goes on to help the speakers develop their talk, speaker kit, and stage presence. You can pick and choose to run any module or all 5.

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Workshop Templates:

  • Shortened Underrepresented Speaker Workshop
    A 2-hour, hands-on, interactive workshop to find a topic and boost your confidence for speaking at WP MeetupsMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. & WordCamps. This is the core content of the above full workshop. Recommended 1.5 to 2 hours.

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Alternate – Very Easy Way to Run Workshops

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  1. Lesson Plan
  2. Training Script
  3. Slides
  4. Suggested Training Timeline
  5. Optional: Video Captions: Part 1, 2, 3, 4

See also Instructions to translate WPDiversity material

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