Deb Engle, president of GoldenTree Communications and a writer, author, speaker, publisher and workshop presenter, will speak at a Sept. 18 event hosted by hosted the Greater Des Moines chapter of the Association for Women in Communication. Her speech will focus on improving the way people communicate with themselves. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Bank, 1601 22nd St., West Des Moines. Registration is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register here