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District 100 is part of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organization that teaches communication skills, public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, Toastmasters has served over four million people, and today the membership exceeds 300,000 in more than 15,800 clubs in 149 countries.
Toastmasters was founded by Ralph C. Smedley on October 22, 1924, at the YMCA in Santa Ana, California, to improve the communication skills of the young men under his charge.
Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.
We provide our members with the opportunity to:
Improve their public speaking skills
Build leadership skills
Maximize their potential
Enjoy unlimited personal growth
Work on networking in a small and supportive environment
Practice writing speeches and presenting in a group setting
Gain a competitive advantage in the workplace
Build self-confidence and self-awareness
Where are we?
Toastmasters International consists of 15,800 clubs in 149 countries, split into 14 Regions, and 124 Districts.
District 100 is based in Southern California, USA, and covers the San Gabriel Valley & Mountains, North Orange County and Gateway Cities. We have over 1,000 members and just under 100 clubs.
District 100 is within Region 2, which covers the geographical area of the West Coast of the USA, including California, Hawaii and Nevada. Within our District, we have just under 100 clubs across 6 Divisions: Arroyo Seco (A), Gateway (G), Los Coyotes (L), Portola (P), Rose (R), and San Gabriel Mountains (S).
Why Join Toastmasters!
Toastmasters will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation. Whether you are a tenured manager, student, young professional, someone looking to advance their career, or someone hoping to make an impact in your community, Toastmasters is the most efficient, supportive, enjoyable, and affordable way of gaining great communication skills. By learning to effectively formulate and express your ideas, you open an entirely new world of possibilities. You’ll improve your interpersonal communication and be more persuasive and confident when giving speeches.
Joining Toastmasters District 100 can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Is one of your goals listed below?
* Building confidence for public speaking
* Becoming a more effective speaker
* Improving my presentation skills
* Improving my leadership skills
* Meeting my professional goals
* Increasing my fluency in a language (this includes other than English!)
* Networking with other individuals
* Learning new skills
If you answered YES to any of the above then Toastmasters may be for You!