Self-Advocacy: Making Your Voice Heard When There’s Just One of You in the Room

Standing up for yourself can be tough, especially when you’re the only content person on your team and there are very few allies around.

How do you raise your voice to ensure you’re heard without being misperceived as combative, arrogant, or annoying? Information sessions? One-on-ones? Support groups with like-minded people? Yes, and a lot more!

Get insight on how you can amplify your own voice when you feel outnumbered, unseen, underrepresented and misunderstood.

You Will Learn:

  • Strategies for recognizing and raising your voice in key meetings with managers, project stakeholders and peers
  • Tips for evangelizing your role and practice within your organization to elevate your visibility
  • Ways to find allies in and outside your org whose confidence (and best practices!) you can borrow
  • Methods for facilitating and surviving uncomfortable conversations with people who influence your success

Location: Stage Date: October 5, 2021 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Jonathan McFadden