English speaking presentation gcseWatch
You can make the start the speech with something directed to the listener. Like "Picture this:...." but use techniques (Direct Adress, Alliteration, Facts, Rhetorical Qs, Emotives to name a few) to make it interesting
Wowwww1's answer is a good way to start; another is to begin with a really shocking statement - maybe 'I don't believe in gender equality' - something which will really grab your audience. How long must you speak for? Can you use a PowerPoint to assist you?