Public speaking workshop: You should give a talk this year!

Women Techmakers Berlin
Mon, Aug 19, 2019, 6:00 PM (CEST)

About this event

Our public speaking series is a very hands-on and collaborative workshop, focused on people getting actual help with composing their talk proposals (so bring drafts and we will work on them!) and improving in public speaking.

join #public-speaking-event channel on our slack for questions, discussions and other cooperations.

[Motivation & best practices[masked]]
1st event: we will cover topics like most common problems and challenges, best practices for approaching public speaking, selection of the topic and building outlines.

[Write a great talk proposal[masked]]
2nd event: best practices od writing abstracts/proposals for submitting the talks. We want to encourage more people from our community to apply for conferences, especially if it's their first time

[Practical tips for composing the talks[masked]]
3rd event: create your talk and practise by presenting a short version, get direct feedback

Armagan is a Senior Engineering Manager at Wayfair. He has years of hands-on experience founding and leading multiple startups and innovative products.
A software architect well versed in both the backend and frontend systems, he focuses on building resilient clouds. He loves open source and is the author of cote, a library for building microservices with Node.js, among many others. In his free time, he loves to hack stuff with JavaScript, ranging from musical gadgets to brain signals processing.

Armagan is a public speaker, a mentor and a lecturer. He also leads Lonca, a software craftsmanship school for women engineers, and teaches JavaScript at Women Techmakers Berlin.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home.

At Women Techmakers Berlin we have been encouraging diversity in tech in Berlin since 2015. We strive for visibility, networking and resources to make the tech community of Berlin inclusive. We are one of the most active chapters of the global Women Techmakers program run by Google.

Our meetup groups are always open to people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, race, expertise, etc. - everyone is welcome!

All our events are free of charge. We offer:
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-> Programming courses: Javascript Study Jam, Kotlin Study Jam, Flutter Study jam
-> Workshops on topics like Google Assistant, Pitching
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