Cautious to Courageous

Toastmasters International-From Cautious to Courageous—The Journey of Speechcraft

From Cautious to Courageous—The Journey of Speechcraft

Live and Livestreamed: Wednesday, August 16, 1:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)/Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) -4

Speaker Showcase in-person: Wednesday, August 16, 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)/Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) -4

Session Description

Join Linda Clarke as she shares her experience as a Speechcraft® coordinator at Sunshine Holdings Group. Her session will include aspects of storytelling, bringing Toastmasters to a new audience, and practical advice any Toastmaster can use on their journey.

Top 3 Takeaways

  • Learn how Speechcraft can promote the importance of membership.
  • Discover how being a Speechcraft coordinator strengthens your leadership muscle.
  • Find out why mentorship is inevitable after coordinating a Speechcraft event.


Linda Clarke

Linda Clarke Real estate manager, TEDx speaker/coach, Toastmasters leader, long-distance runner

A native of Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Linda Clarke is a real estate manager at Gateway Ascendancy Ltd. She holds a Project Management Certification from International Business Training Association.

She joined the Toastmasters program in December 2020 as a member of Healing Communicators Club, based in Nassau. She later joined Sunrise Toastmasters Club, based in Sunrise, Florida, U.S. Since becoming a Toastmaster, Clarke has held leadership roles at the club and District levels, including Sergeant-at-Arms, Treasurer, Area Director, and Club Coach. She was awarded Toastmaster of the Year 2021–2022 for Healing Communicators.

Clarke is also a passionate long-distance runner, a TEDx speaker/coach, and a travel enthusiast. She shares her journey as a dedicated marathoner and run coach on her website:

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