Michele Cuellar with Ramona Smith

In July of 2019 Michele Cuellar, Area Director, was installing officers for the Young Professional’s Toastmasters.  Ramona Smith, the 2018 World Champion of Public Speaking, was giving a speech in that meeting. What a delight to see the “Ladybug Speaker” deliver a speech!

My Awards by Division L Area Director, Marie Goradia

Top Left: My Ice breaker was a big hit, and the club gave me the “Best Ice Breaker” trophy. It was followed by “The most informed and balanced speech” and the “Best Humorous Speech.” I was excited about speaking and entered the Tall Tales and International Speech Contest. I won First Place in the Club […]

A Chat with Samantha Smith, Region 5 Semifinalist

District 56 member Samantha Smith is one of two winners in the Region 5 Quarterfinals and will advance to the International Speech Contest Semifinals! The speech contest semifinals will take place during the Toastmasters International 2021 Virtual Convention, August 23-28. Semifinals winners automatically receive a complementary registration to the Toastmasters […]

Syed Zafar, member Outspoken Toastmasters (L42), is now a Published Author – Congratulations!

Toastmasters teaches Communication and Leadership skills, it takes both to write a book. Toastmaster Syed Zafar leads towards Strength Through Diversity Syed recently published a book titled Crossing Cultures with Grace and Humor that focuses on increasing intercultural understanding. The book is available in electronic and paper format via Amazon. —- Syed’s Toastmaster Journey —- Syed’s […]