Public Speaking

Award-winning engineer, speaker, and tech career coach, Dr. Denise Haskins is an inspiring tech leader and pioneer. Her multi-faceted experience across the fields of engineering and program management spans over 25 years in government, private, and academic sectors and includes teaching computer science at the university level. She speaks to a wide range of professional and community groups. A recipient of a Toastmasters’ Humorous Speech Runner Up award, Dr. Denise is an engaging speaker with a zeal for reaching talented women in tech.

Contact her now to arrange a speaking engagement.

In addition to her speaking engagements, Dr. Denise coaches women of color and other women struggling in the field of tech. She finds every aspect of her career rewarding and incredibly humbling. As part of her commitment as a tech career coach, she provides unique solutions to the challenges of pay inequity, gender inequality, a lack of female role models, and scarce career advancement opportunities based on lived experience of how to overcome, excel and soar. 

Previous Speaking Engagements

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Black Girl Mentoring 
Workshop Presenter, Virginia Tech 

Galileo and Hypatia Living-Learning Communities
Guest Speaker, Virginia Tech

Women’s Empowerment Financial Tools Workshop
Presenter, Delta Sigma Theta

African American Forum
Presenter, Booz Allen Hamilton

Brown Bag Lunch
Presenter, Workforce Leadership Council

International Council on Systems Engineering
Designed multi-platform system and presented training videos
INCOSE International Symposium

Raytheon Multi-Cultural Diversity Week
Speaker, Falls Church 

Women in Technology International
Presenter, Mid-Atlantic Conference

I loved how encouraging and confident she was. Her life stories about education were inspiring and she gave some amazing tips for success.

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