Ernst & Young Toastmasters,  established 1988, is open to anyone looking to develop their communication and leadership skills. We are a member of Toastmasters International,  a world leader in communication and leadership with more than 332,000 members and 15,400 clubs in 135 countries.

The world needs leaders. Leaders head families, coach teams, run businesses and mentor others. These leaders must not only accomplish, they must communicate.

By regularly giving speeches, gaining feedback, leading teams and guiding others to achieve their goals in a supportive atmosphere, leaders emerge from the Toastmasters program.

Every Toastmasters journey begins with a single speech. During their journey, they learn to tell their stories. They listen and answer. They plan and lead. They give feedback—and accept it. Through our community of learners, they find their path to leadership.

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E&Y Speech Contest

The contest was really entertaining and appropriately intense. All the contestants gave their best. In the International Speech contest, Liezl had us all hooked with her speech entitled Happily Ever After. She brought all of us back to earth regarding our unrealistic expectations of love  and reminded us that there is more to love than […]

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Yumi and Unicorns

Last Wednesday, Yumi led a unicorn-themed evening. We had many new members who nailed their first time in supporting roles. Congrats to Best Speech winners Annemarie and Cynthia, TableTopics winner visitor Gareth, and Best Evaluator Jennifer! See you on Thursday, March 5th for our Speech Contest at E&Y offices.  

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Love is in the Air

For the theme of Love is in the Air, Toastmaster Lizel gave us history on Valentines Day. Our TableTopics Master followed suite with her topics on love & all that jazz. Rutendo’s speech, Planning Is Messy, had the audience in chuckles with her humourous take on steps to planning and implementing a cleaning project for […]

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Toastmasters Jan 31st Meeting

The Verdict is In!

Muwanwa served as judge of our January 31st meeting with the theme of Law and Order. We heard from prosecutors Thembeka, Elizabeth, and Yumna as well as Liezl who hosted an Educational analysis, “Creating the Best Club Climate.” Jennifer called Table Topics participants to the floor: Yanga, Andre, Janil, Dilshad, Akhu, Nalisa, and Kiki. Witnesses Sindi, […]

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