Conference Speaking and Diverse Perspectives with Carina C. Zona and Mark Yoon

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Conference Speaking and Diverse Perspectives with Carina C. Zona and Mark Yoon

Summary

Want to start speaking at conferences? We go over how to get your first conference acceptance, then how to become a better speaker over time. For conference organizers, we also discuss how to find the best speakers from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. Carina C. Zona (@cczona) and Mark Yoon (@wimyoon) join Noel Rappin (@noelrap) on this episode of Tech Done Right.

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Carina C. Zona: Longtime developer and advocate in the tech community, certified sex educator, founder of @CallbackWomen

Mark Yoon: Developer and Director of Talent at Table XI

01:12 - @CallbackWomen: What it is and How it Came to Be

05:45 - Questions You Should Ask as a First-time Speaker and Speaker Outreach

10:06 - The Goal and Mission of @CallbackWomen

15:24 - Advice for Conference Organizers to Make Conferences Accessible to Everyone; Internal and External Barriers for Potential Speakers

23:29 - Everyone Has Something Valuable to Contribute and Talk About: Approaching Talk Proposals

32:28 - Getting a Talk Accepted

38:38 - Benefits and Impacts of Speaking at a Conference

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Episode Details

April 26th, 2017

46 mins 40 secs

Transcript

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