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Writing & Public Speaking

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Strong spoken and written communication skills are essential to any profession. Learn to communicate complex topics efficiently to diverse audiences through different formats. 


  1. Articulate effective strategies for oral and written communication for varied audiences.
  2. Build awareness of your own speaking and writing abilities and skills.
  3. Demonstrate and practice communication skills that can be applied to diverse audiences
  4. Reflect on communication practices, evaluate their effectiveness, revise and iterate.

Suggested Framework



Portfolio Piece

  • Publish a manuscript, podcast, op-ed, popular science article, or book
  • Obtain photos or recordings of you presenting at a conference, giving an invited lecture, presenting a keynote speech
  • Update your website or CV to reflect your professional activities and experiences