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Getting Started in Public Speaking, Part Three: How to Get Booked for Speaking Engagements

In our “Getting Started in Public Speaking” series, we have written about 7 Questions to Ask Yourself and How to Find Speaking Engagements. So now that you’re ready to get on stage, how do you actually get booked?

We have outlined a few helpful steps to guide you for a successful speaking engagement.

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Again, Fast Company?

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When we left Fast Company last week, they had published a tech trends article featuring the musings of 17 top experts – 16 men and 1 woman. We countered with a tech trends article of our own, demonstrating that women could be experts in tech trends too.

This week we’re going back to Fast Company (the gift that keeps on giving for cranky bloggers).  We’re looking at an article where 9 CEOs predict their biggest business challenge in the coming year.  It was published the day before the tech trends piece.  THIS article featured 7 women and 2 men.

Yeah! Right?

Maybe.

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Yes, Fast Company, Women Can be Experts too. Our 2019 Trends

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Fast Company shared this article, The Biggest Tech Trends of 2019 According to Top Experts through their newsletter. One of our speakers, Nancy Shenker, immediately noticed an issue: “Where are the women?”

Yes, that’s right, when it was published, and distributed to however many zillion people get Fast Company newsletters, none of Fast Company’s “Top Experts” were women. A few hours later (as of this writing at 10:00 pm EST Thursday night), the article has one woman quoted. There are 16 men listed.

So, in the interest of equal time, here are some of the top 2019 trends from women – many of them speakers and experts from Innovation Women. (Yes, reporters, you can use our platform to quickly connect with expert sources, who all just happen to be women.) Read on to learn more about important trends in AI, AR/VR/MR, Smart cities, IoT, security, data privacy, fintech and more.

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