2018 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking, Ramona J. Smith
Watch Ramona J. Smith – the 2018 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking – deliver her winning speech "Still Standing."
A Path for Professional Development
Hear from Toastmasters Steve Dahlgren and Kevin Markl about how the Innovative Planning path has helped guide them in their professional careers. Whether it’s learning how to deliver a successful presentation to clients or defining a leadership style that suits you, this path can boost your abilities of taking a project from conception to completion and help you learn how to plan, delegate and execute.
The Path to Presentation Mastery
Toastmaster Cate Arnold shares her experience with the path that’s helping transform members’ careers. Thanks to Presentation Mastery in the Pathways learning experience, Arnold has learned to incorporate storytelling at work while communicating with citizens by turning complicated topics into memorable ones.
Toastmasters is the What
Toastmaster Mark Snow, DTM, shares the impact Pathways has had on his professional life, including a particular project that helped him adapt to a situation at work where he had to organize an event. Pathways, he says, gives you the ability to pick up the skills, practice and then apply them to the real world the day after you learn them.
Developing Dynamic Leaders
Thanks to the Dynamic Leadership path in the Pathways learning experience, Toastmaster Shyam Varan Nath has honed his leadership skills and ability to handle change. Discover how the projects in this path helped Shyam learn to lead groups in a diverse work environment, establish trust with his customers and become an agent of transformation.
2019 World Champion of Public Speaking
Congratulations to Aaron Beverly for winning the 2019 World Champion of Public Speaking! Beverly beat out thousands of Toastmasters from around the world and was named champion at the 88th Annual Toastmasters International Convention.
Gopi Kallayil-Why I Joined Toastmasters
Gopi Kallayil, ACS, Google’s Chief Evangelist for Brand Marketing, shares his story of how he became a longtime Toastmaster. The supportive environments in his Silicon Valley clubs is just one of the many reasons the high-tech industry expert says he will be a member for life. For more on Gopi Kallayil, read the April Toastmaster magazine cover article.