Speaking

Cheryl receives many invitations to present what she knows about technical and marketing communications at conferences, meetings, colleges, and universities.

  • Technical communications, such as technical writing, interviewing techniques, editing, and conceptualization and design
  • Findability, such as search engine optimization (SEO), designing usable navigation, and indexing technical and non-technical content
  • Working with contract agencies and consulting firms
  • Technical marketing communications
  • Marketing your services as a freelancer
  • Writing and editing non-technical works
  • Mental health topics based on her experiences as a caregiver

Speaking Venues

  • Professional development meetings and workshops
  • Conferences
  • Colleges and universities
  • Corporate events
  • Webinars
  • Podcasts

Upcoming Events

  • On Thursday, May 30, at 10-11 a.m. Pacific time, 1-2 p.m. Eastern, Ann Rockley and Cheryl will talk about coping in the workplace while caregiving for a spouse with mental illness. This is a free livestream on BrightTalk. To attend, you need to register for a free BrightTalk account. If you can’t attend the livestream, register anyway to access the recording. There’s no time limit for viewing this recording.
  • Thursday, August 8, at 6-7:45 p.m.: Cheryl will read from her memoir, The Best I Can Do, at the “It’s About Time Writing Series” at the Seattle Public Library, Ballard Branch, at 5614 22nd Avenue NW in Seattle. This event is free and open to the public.
  • Tuesday, October 8, at 6-8 p.m.: Cheryl will read from The Best I Can Do at WordFest at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Avenue in Longview, WA. This event is free and open to the public.

Recordings