Presenting & Public Speaking


This opportunity is open to all DMU students. The maximum number of places for this event is 15. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


In cooperation with our partner, Pagoda Projects, DMU Global will be offering twenty online events throughout the 2020-2021 academic year. All events are employability focused and aim to give students an insight into topics related to the international working world.

This event will address topics related to public speaking. Two experts will share speaking and presentation tips that will help students become better public speakers. It’s a unique opportunity to uncover your personal strengths, weaknesses and learn how to best deal with public speaking fear.


  • The fear of public speaking
  • What makes a good public speaker
  • Speaking and presentation tips

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate public speaking and presentation techniques
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses as presenters


Mandy Chung – Founder & Executive Director, Women in IoT

Mandy has over 10 years of professional experience in the consumer electronics and IoT industry. She started off her career as a product manager at Hewlett Packard and ASUS where she discovered her passion for tech then joined the startup world in 2015. Since joining HWTrek, a B2B SaaS startup raised 4.2 M, Mandy has helped over 500 IoT startups around the world to connect with design & manufacturing resources and provide product development consultancy. Except for acquiring business partners in San Francisco, she also organized events at CES 2016 & 2017.

Accolades include sponsorship by the U.S. Department of State to visit startup organizations in 4 U.S. cities via their International Visitors Leadership Program (2017) and ASUS Best Employee of the Year (2015).

Ryan Hevern – Co-Founder Parkbus Taiwan

Ryan crafts experiences for travelers to find the adventures in Taiwan, and the adventurer within themselves! Low impact, community building trips. He takes great pride in helping put Taiwan on the map for travelers. Through creating marketable content for other businesses, and developing itineraries, his goal is to open the world’s eyes to the outdoor adventures and beautiful culture of Taiwan.

Ryan builds effective programs to connect and grow communities. He is experienced in creating large scale events, both paid and volunteer initiatives, to help companies grow their communities and their local CSR initiatives.

He builds unique itineraries based on responsible, sustainable tourism initiatives to highlight the lesser known adventures in Taiwan. He is also an APRC holder in Taiwan.


If you would like to join this event, click the ‘Apply now’ button at the bottom of this page. You will receive a formal invitation to register for the event to your DMU e-mail account shortly after the deadline. Please, check your inbox as well as junk inbox regularly.

Key information

  • Application deadline: Monday 18 January 2021, 9am
  • Live session start time: Thursday 21 January 2021, 9am
  • Session duration: 1 hour

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