“I am determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
Passionate about learning and sharing knowledge, I am a veteran public speaker who is qualified to present on a variety of topics. You can view my speaking engagement resume.
I frequently present at the Society for Technical Communication (STC) chapter meetings, regional and international conferences, and corporate meetings. I also present web seminars to STC and technology corporations.
Recent presentation topics include the following subjects:
My speaking biography: About Barrie
Barrie Byron is an award-winning information developer for software products with more than 20 years of professional experience. Barrie is a technical communication professional with a keen interest in building and maintaining professional relationships, learning new technologies, and mastering tools.
Barrie is an enthusiastic social media user and advocate, with skills that were developed and honed in many volunteer leadership roles over the last 15 years, including:
An STC Associate Fellow, Barrie is serving a second term on the STC Intercom Editorial Advisory Panel. Barrie is the proud recipient of the Distinguished Chapter Service Award (DCSA) for service to the STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter. The DCSA is the highest level of recognition that a member can receive for service to their community.
With more than 13 years of Toastmasters experience, Barrie is Past President of Princeton Toastmasters and past Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the 4,000 member Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey Toastmasters Distinguished District 38. In 2012, Barrie earned the rank of Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), Toastmasters International’s highest distinction in recognition of communication and leadership.
Barrie is passionate about lifelong learning, sharing knowledge, and helping others succeed. An avid LinkedIn user, Barrie has over 1,500 relevant industry connections that are ready to connect to your network. Find her on LinkedIn, Twitter, and about.me.