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Elevate Your Toastmasters Journey

Why do some people stay in Toastmasters for so long? 

What is the secret? 

Find out at our special Cisco Speaks session with guest speaker advanced Toastmaster Abhijeet Joshi .

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 12pm – 1pm PST

Holiday Improv Party

Have fun • Meet new friends • Spread holiday cheer

Come learn how to train for spontaneous conversations at a fun holiday-themed hour of improv games and activities to spread holiday cheer, with special guest Elaine Lung.

Elaine works with business professionals who want to show up and speak up confidently with the people around them at work and at home. She is a Certified World Class Speaking Coach, Distinguished Toastmaster, and co-founder of three Bay Area Toastmasters clubs dedicated to promote the use of storytelling or improv skills: the Silicon Valley Improvmasters, the Silicon Valley Storytellers and the San Mateo Storytellers.

Her website is

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 12pm PST 

Grow through humor

Humor boosts our credibility at work (and that’s no joke). 

Join us for a fun and interactive workshop on how to grow through humor with Declan Shalvey, DTM*

Declan Shalvey, an engineer by profession, joined Toastmasters 8 years ago. He has competed and won several contests including Humorous speech, Tall Tales, Table Topics and Evaluation contests up to the district level (winner of the Fall Fusion Humorous Contest in 2020). Over the last 3 years he has delivered multiple topic workshops to approximately 2,000 people in District 101.

Experience for yourself how Humor connects!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12pm PST 

* The Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) award representsthe highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters.

How to gain and keep visibility at work

Hear how Toastmasters helped District 101 Program Quality Director, Abhijeet Joshi, gain confidence, eventually leading him to get the job of his dreams.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 12pm PST