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Apply to speak at future Women in Voice Events!

Complete this form to be added to the WiV speaker directory! 

NOTE: 2022 SUMMIT DEADLINE HAS PASSED

The deadline to apply to speak at the 2022 Summit has passed. To sponsor a speaking session, reach out to admin@womeninvoice.org! 

We have 21 chapters in 15 countries and a limited number of speaker slots. If you are not the right fit this time, we’ll be sure to be in touch in the future.

Below, you can learn more about our content tracks and the kind of expertise we are seeking.

Sounds like your jam?

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Content Tracks at Women in Voice Events

Below are the content categories (“Education Tracks”) that guide our content.

We hope they will inspire you as you craft your submission!

 ⚙️  ACROSS THE STACK
Backend, Frontend, and Voice Everywhere

What to expect:

For this track, we’ll drill down into all things technical. People will talk about their work and expertise in a specific subdomain of the voice field, lead hands-on instructive workshops, and explore the many technical intersections of voice.

🚀 SO YOU WANT TO WORK IN VOICE?
Career, Upskilling, and Expertise

What to expect: 

We’re going to be hosting workshops about getting your foot in the door, rising the ranks, founding your own team, how to make money in the space, and why to stay in the field.

⚡️ GET PAID, LOVE YOUR TEAM, AND MAKE INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS

What to expect:

For this one we’ll have talks and roundtable discussions about negotiating your compensation package, knowing your worth to the company, assembling great teams, fostering empathy and DEI, and creating inclusive and innovative products.

😍 WOW HAVE YOU SEEN HER WORK?
Work and Career Showcases

What to expect:

For these showcases we’re looking for personal stories that are part of what it means to be a woman in voice.

Examples of talk titles might include:

    • Authentic Career Journeys: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly
    • I’m really proud of this: Case study
    • Pivots and Zigzags: Career directions that aren’t linear
    • How I Built That: Founder stories: What it takes to start a team from the ground up
    • Legacy in the Field: From then to now

What is your expertise?

In general, we’re all about hands-on learning and demystifying + celebrating women’s careers in tech!

We’re looking for ANY and ALL voice-related experts.

This list is not comprehensive, but captures a lot of the voice-related expertise we’re seeking:

  • Linguistics
  • Language
  • Localization
  • Research
  • Academia
  • Voice User Experiences (VUX)
  • Voice User Interfaces (VUI)
  • General UX / UI
  • Human/Computer Interaction
  • Interaction Design
  • Voice Over & Voice Artistry 
  • General Career Skills and Journeys for Women and Underrepresented Folks
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging 
  • Ethics in Voice AI, Voice Over, Conversational AI, etc
  • Technical Expertise
    • Natural Language Processing (NLP) 
    • Natural Language Understanding (NLU)
    • Augmented Reality (AR)
    • Virtual Reality (VR)
    • Machine Learning (ML)
    • Software Dev: Back-End, Front-End, Full-Stack
  • Niche Expertise 
    • Sentiment Analysis 
    • Speech to Text
    • Text to Speech

Engagement is key for us. We’re planning for a wide variety of session types!

Each has its own value. Consider what format might best fit your session topic:

  • Case Study Presentation
  • Lecture & Slides Presentation
  • Career Journey Presentation
  • Live Instructive Workshop 
  • Participate on a Panel / Interview 
  • Roundtable Group Conversation
  • Networking Session

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