Tell Me, Then Show Me
Research from the National Institute of Mental Health indicates that many people, particularly women, suffer from a fear of public speaking. This fear can limit one’s engagement in important discussions and valuable school, civic, and career opportunities. This program is intended to reduce the fear of public speaking among girls. Girls engage in confidence boosting exercises, and presenters help girls Understand why public speaking is important, learn tools and techniques to manage speaker anxiety and communicate effectively with others, use critical thinking to solve problems, and consider career opportunities that utilize these skill sets.