During her time as First Lady, Hillary Clinton's UN speech, "women's rights are human rights," was a game-changer--delivered in China, where human rights violations persist today. From The Eloquent Woman blog's "Famous Speech Friday" series.
Pulitzer-winning playwright and public school teacher Margaret Edson gave this astonishing commencement speech at Smith College in 2008--entirely without notes. Part of The Eloquent Woman blog's "Famous Speech Friday" series. Watch video at the link!
Washington State Rep. Maureen Walsh went viral last week with a floor speech as the legislature considered a bill making gay marriage legal. This is a heartfelt, no-script speech that's moving and effective. Find out what you can learn from it by clicking through to The Eloquent Woman's Famous Speech Friday post.
Today on The Eloquent Woman, our Famous Speech Friday features Aung San Suu Kyi's "Freedom from Fear" speech. This week, she travels from Burma for the first time in more than two decades and will give an acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize she could not accept while under house arrest.