Member & Club Spotlight Articles

Member Spotlight: Abhijeet Joshi

  In less than two years in Toastmasters, Abhijeet Joshi already won the District 101 Club Officer of the Year 2019-2020 award, became an area director, the VP of Education in his home club, the creator of a series of video conversations for the district blog,...

Club Spotlight: Excalibur Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program

Our Club Spotlight blog series highlights District 101 clubs that are high achieving, unique or just plain fun. To start this new series off we spotlight Excalibur Toastmasters Club's awesome Youth Leadership Program (YLP) for serving young adults in our...

Member Spotlight: Mythili Prabhu

Mythili Prabhu is a highly accomplished Toastmaster. Not only has she earned two Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) awards, but she has also served as an Area Director (2012-13), Public Relations Manager (2014-15), Program Quality Director (2015-16), and the first...

Member Spotlight: Michael Leadon

During this challenging time, clubs have faced issues with attracting and retaining members. Prior to the pandemic, Adobe Fontificators Toastmasters Club had great success with drawing 100 guests to its club open house. Since going virtual, the club has continued to...
Member Spotlight: Kristian Crump

Member Spotlight: Kristian Crump

I started competing early in my Toastmasters journey. After one year as a member, a mentor in my club encouraged me to compete in the Evaluation Contest. I was hesitant at first, not seeing how competition between members would be healthy…

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Member Spotlight: Yuki Ascue

Member Spotlight: Yuki Ascue

Toastmasters has helped me feel confident in speaking in a group and motivated me to challenge myself.  I am more expressive and vibrant in general, thanks to Toastmasters.  By listening to speeches from people with various backgrounds and knowledge, I think my world view has expanded.

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Member Spotlight: Lydia Lee

Member Spotlight: Lydia Lee

Though English is not my first language, I have no problems communicating with others on a one-on-one basis.  However at work, I need to give pre-sales presentations, demos and trainings to groups.  I noticed my demos were not effective…

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