Press Release

Speak Up and Speak Out:
Mastering the Art of Public Speaking


New York, NY (January 16, 2014) – Asian Women in Business (AWIB) will host a workshop titled “Speak Up and Speak Out: Mastering the Art of Public Speaking” on Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Microsoft, 11 Times Square (on 8th Avenue between 41st and 42nd Street), NYC. (Please note that Microsoft recently moved to 11 Times Square from their previous Avenue of the Americas address).    

Let’s face it – a lot of us dread public speaking.  If the very thought of having to address a group gets you all tied up in knots, you’re definitely not alone.  That’s why AWIB is hosting another workshop on public speaking!  Whether you have an upcoming public speaking engagement or just want to give a presentation that leaves a lasting impression on your colleagues, this workshop will give you the tools you need to communicate more confidently, comfortably, and effectively with large groups of people.

Our experienced and inspirational instructor, Robyn Hatcher, will lead you through an intensive session where you will practice and develop techniques to improve your public speaking skills and receive constructive feedback. 

Robyn is the founder and CEO of a communication and presentation-skills training company called SpeakEtc. Her recently published book Standing Ovation Presentations was highlighted in a Forbes article in September and was chosen as one of the top ten career and self-help books for 2013. 

RSVP today and join the hundreds of business owners and professionals who have overcome their fear of public speaking thanks to AWIB’s highly acclaimed Speak Up and Speak Out workshop. Public speaking doesn’t have to be scary—so empower yourself with tips and tricks that will help you ace your next public speaking engagement!

Cost is $20 for AWIB members and $45 for non-members. Light refreshments will be provided. Class size is restricted to optimize your learning experience. No payment at the door.

Registration can be completed by going online to or by calling 212.868.1368.

Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB, a dynamic organization, has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various tasks forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals. Visit us at




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