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Public Speaking Bootcamp (NYC)

  • Flatiron School 11 Broadway 2nd floor New York, NY 10004 (map)

Did you know that the fear of public speaking is the most common phobia ahead of death, spiders, or heights? The National Institute of Mental Health reports that public speaking anxiety affects about 73% of the population. If you're reading this, you're probably one of them.

But you don't have to be! This is our first ever Ladies Get Paid Public Speaking Bootcamp where you'll learn not only how to present with confidence, but also how to craft a compelling presentation.

**Want your company to pay for this? Send them an overview of the workshop and tell them how it will benefit them.**


Part One

  1. Calm your nerves

    1. Understand what's going on in your body

    2. Learn anti-anxiety exercises

  2. Speak with authority

    1. Practice eye contact + adopt strong body language

    2. Identify filler words + use pauses effectively

Part Two

  1. Identify what makes a good public speaker

    1. Watch examples

    2. Hone your speaking style

Part Three

  1. Craft your speech

    1. Understand your audience 

    2. Learn the framework of what makes a compelling presentation

  2. Practice!


  • Gives talks or presentations

  • Has trouble speaking up in meetings

  • Does sales

  • Is preparing for an annual review or salary negotiation

  • Needs to convince anyone of anything

Claire Wasserman is an educator, writer, and podcaster, dedicated to closing the gender wage and leadership gap. As the founder of Ladies Get Paid, Claire grew the community to 45,000 (and counting!) women in less than two years. She has traveled around the world, reaching more than 10,000 women how to advocate for themselves at work.

Claire has spoken at companies and conferences such as Johnson & Johnson, PayPal, the United Nations Foundation and Watermark. She has been featured in the New York Times, partnered with the City of Los Angeles, and collaborated with Nike.

She is currently writing a book about women, work, and self-worth, to be published by Simon & Schuster in the Spring of 2020. Learn more at

Flatiron School is more than just a coding school. We bring together passionate instructors, uncompromising education, verified outcomes, and an inclusive student community to fuel an authentic and open tech sphere. Flatiron School’s comprehensive curriculum in software engineering, data science, and UX/UI design is built to ensure students land industry jobs upon graduation, or get your money back."

Ladies Get Paid helps women and gender non-binary individuals advocate for themselves at work. Learn more and join the online community at


  • "I just wanted to say thank you so much for sharing your passion and wisdom at the event last night. I stumbled upon it because I had a meeting nearby yesterday and I was looking for something to do to avoid rush hour. I'm so glad I did. Your energy is contagious and I'm so grateful for all of the knowledge and tips you shared."

  • "I was already impressed with you the first time I saw you conduct a Town Hall, in LA, for Ladies Get Paid - but last night totally blew me away. You were so articulate, smart, and funny up there, and the way you lead the conversation was both incredibly polished and open. I just appreciate it SO much - and I think the quality of engagement from the audience speaks to your level of preparation and care."

  • "I just wanted to thank you again for such an inspiring workshop on Tuesday. Among the vast list of things I loved, I so appreciated the language you chose to use; it made your presentation infinitely more accessible, human and real, which is something that Corporate America should learn from and utilize more. How fortunate am I to have had the opportunity to soak-up such savvy info and wisdom? Very!!!"

**Light bites will be served but you're welcome to bring your own food**

Earlier Event: July 19
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Later Event: July 26
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