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International Speech and Evaluation Contest Winners

Congratulations to our International speech winners and evaluation contest winners! Checkout International speech contest winners and evaluation contest winners speeches on our YouTube channel 

Good, Bad and ugly contest winners

Good, Bad & the Ugly

Announcing the winners of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly Video Contest. Watch the videos to be inspired, learn and be entertained. See the videos on the District Programs page at the link below.


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District Director Newsletter

As the Toastmasters year comes to a close, District Director Abhijeet Joshi encourages members to reflect on their journey and explore leadership opportunities within their club and the district.


District 101 Newsletter

Relive the May 18-19 District 101 Annual Conference through videos and photos from “Infinity and Beyond”.


Videos & Podcasts

Short Takes is a video series that gets to the point with favorite Toastmaster topics like “How to Answer a Table Topic” and “How to be a Contest Judge” with host Dennis Dawson, DTM.

Short Takes

Destination 101 is a popular podcast that is in its third season. Our Season 3 host is Solarzar Dellaporte, DTM, who will share ideas to guide us to reach beyond during our Toastmasters journey.

Destination 101

Our Latest Blogs

My TEDx Experience

My TEDx Experience

Exhilaration! My joy knew no bounds when I found out that I was selected for a TEDx talk. Along with it came an immediate apprehension as there was not a lot of time to prepare. I was asked to deliver a speech about my idea–I had so many ways to convey my idea, and so...

Social Tailwinds

Social Tailwinds

On Oct. 28th, around 6 pm, something happened that made me question—How do I express gratitude in my daily life? Furthermore, what am I grateful for?  While driving to a temple with my wife, we listened to the radio. The show's theme was “social tailwinds”---social...

Be safe – Zoom tips & tricks

Get advice here on how to secure your meetings with Zoom settings and host controls, and how to do PR without sacrificing meeting security.