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Amazing Talks

Watch Well-Spoken Women Work Magic

Here are a few of my all-time favorite speeches and talks given by amazing Well-Spoken Women.  They are exemplars of skill, talent, experience, and hard work in a variety of venues.

Watch, enjoy, and learn.

Oprah Winfrey, 2018 Golden Globes Ceremony

Oprah’s commanding presence was a masterful display of poise, precise language, and poignant urgency. Her call to action had the crowd on its feet.

Emma González at March for Our Lives 2018

Emma González six minutes of silence at the March for Our Lives punctuated the need for action on gun safety.

Gloria Steinem, Women’s March 2017

Gloria exclaimed, “You Look Great” to the hundreds of thousands who marched for women’s lives at the largest, peaceful demonstration in the world.

Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention 2016

Hillary Clinton made history becoming the first woman to accept the nomination for President of a major political party.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, TedTalks 2012

The Nigerian author shares why “We Should All Be Feminists.”

Mindy Kaling, Harvard Law School Commencement Address, 2014

It takes work to sound like yourself. Those who make it look easy have worked the hardest. Case in point the humorous and heartfelt commencement talk.

Alicia Garza, Iowa Coalition for Community Improvement, 2017

In Protest to Power, the co-founder of Black Lives Matter inspires the crowd to join the revolution to build the equitable world all people deserve.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stanford Rathbun Lecture, 2017

The justice recounts what it took to make it to the Supreme Court.

Carla Harris, Take the Lead Conference, 2014

The motivational speaker owns the stage with her commanding presence and powerful narrative.

JK Rowling, Harvard University Commencement Address, 2008

One of the most inspiring commencement speeches ever delivered.

Anita Hill, Senate Judiciary Committee Testimony, 1991

Professor Hill delivers her world changing testimony on sexual harassment.