Pick up a collection of speeches or quotations from history, and chances are most of those voices belong to men.
That’s changing. More women are claiming their time at the microphone. And it turns out the oratory of the past was a lot more female than many of its curators would have us think.
One woman in particular, Dana Rubin, is working to change our understanding of public speaking history — and the role women have played in shaping it. And she’s my guest on this episode.
- The Speaking While Female Speech Bank — a tremendously useful resource for speakers, speechwriters and anyone interested in women’s oratory
- The Kickstarter project for the Speaking While Female book: get in early!
- Dana Rubin’s firm, Speech Studio
- Dana’s LinkedIn group, The Leadership Communications Roundtable — now over 5,000 members strong!
- All music is by Lee Rosevere. The theme music is “Twitter Will Kill Us All.” Used under a Creative Commons license.