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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Oct 5, 2020

For more than 20 years, Dr. Jean Miller has served as a full-time faculty member at The George Washington University, where she teaches courses in public speaking, leadership, intercultural communication, and rhetorical theory and criticism. In addition to presentation skills coaching and workshop facilitation for Spoken with Authority, she has also spent over 25 years as a presentation skills instructor for the Capital Speakers Class, a private public speaking course for women, and as consultant to the Capital Speakers Club of Washington, D.C. Inc., a nonprofit organization that promotes understanding through effective communication. Jean has a doctorate and master’s degree in communication from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Towson University.

By listening to this conversation with Jean, you’ll learn about:

- How trends of women in public speaking have changed in the last 30 years
- How to be non-threatening from a position of strength
- The role of smiling in likability and credibility
- Women being ideally situated to teach, coach, advocate, and empower