SPEAK UP PARIS!
Award-winning, Multicultural, English-Speaking Club with a Shared Passion for Public Speaking and Personal Growth since 2017
WHAT IS TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL?
Founded in 1924, Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organisation that empowers people to be better communicators and leaders through a worldwide network of clubs
357,000 members, 145 countries, 16,600 clubs
For more information on Toastmasters check out Toastmasters.org
SPEAK UP PARIS!
WE ARE PROUD TO BE A
TM PRESIDENT'S DISTINGUISHED CLUB
Club experience - what does membership mean?
Practise giving prepared and Impromptu speeches
Receive and practise giving feedback in a supportive, friendly environment
Regularly take on different roles at club meetings
Have an experienced Toastmasters member as a mentor
Take on club leadership roles
Benefit from an interactive and immersive learning environment
VISIT SPEAKUP PARIS
MEETINGS EVERY 1ST AND 3RD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH @7:30PM
GUESTS MAY VISIT UP TO 3 TIMES MAXIMUM - Attention !
to reserve your space email
firstname.lastname@example.org (venu/date can change so email us for meeting location
email us at speakupparis.com
find us on facebook and Meetup - links on top of the website
we are currently meeting on zoom
MEMBERSHIP CRITERIA & CLUB VALUES
Integrity - Respect - Service - Excellence
TEAM SPIRIT = WILLINGNESS TO HELP OTHERS
WANT TO JOIN SPEAKUP PARIS?
VISIT US THREE TIMES AND DO A TABLE TOPIC SPEECH
SPEAK TO THE VP MEMBERSHIP ABOUT YOUR GOALS AND MOTIVATIONS
AWAIT THE CLUB OFFICERS "GO" BASED ON CLUB REQUIREMENTS AND AVAILABLE MEMBERSHIP SPACE
PAY MEMBERSHIP FEE 125€/YEAR
PARTICIPATE IN AN INDUCTION CEREMONY AND MEET YOUR MENTOR
CONGRATULATIONS! THE ADVENTURE BEGINS!
MEET THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Committed to the Cause
Being part of the Ex Com is a fantastic opportunity to build leadership and communication skills, set goals as a team, while having a great time and ensuring growth and the stability of the club.
Kasia as President helps our members achieve their speaking goals and ambitions. She has an analytical mind and crunching numbers is her job. In her free time, she enjoys small concerts in underground clubs of Paris, impressionist art and is an amateur of racket sports. Toastmasters is her recent passion that brings her a lot of inspiration!
Hasna is French-Moroccan, she joined Speak-up Paris since the beginning of its foundation. Hasna witnessed the progress of speakUp until it became a distinguished club. She is now the VP Education, her main goal is to help club members achieve their speaking goals and to ensure that they are progressing in their projects. she is passionate about history and geography but also feels very interested in the development of new technologies.
Anousak is a curious and open-minded person who loves travelling to discover new types of food. He recently joined Toastmaster to start a new challenge in a fun environment surrounded by positive and interesting people.
During the day, he wears a suit and gives presentations as a consultant. But at night, he prefers his leather jacket, enjoys Miles Davis on his turntable and endless debates with his friends"
DEPUTY VP EDUCATION
Ashish is an energetic team player who is passionate about public speaking and English/Hindi poetry. Having traveled to different countries, he has developed curiosity in diverse languages and cultures. He values diversity, knowledge, sharing and continuous improvement which attracted him to Speak Up Paris!
VP PUBLIC RELATIONS
Johanna is a dynamic public speaking coach and a facilitator of collective intelligence. She is American, from a multicultural family, and is passionate about adventure, meeting people, public speaking and unblocking people’s limiting beliefs. She believes in creative living and loves to dance modern jazz and drink good wine. Her favorite word is mischievous… and she thinks that one shouldn’t take life too seriously!
A French and Canadian dual-citizen, Philippe-Minh is an Amusement Industry journalist, reporting on theme parks across 3 continents. He joined SpeakUp Paris in January this year, bringing his enthusiasm for fashion and languages along.
When he isn't riding and reviewing roller coasters, you can find Philippe-Minh strolling through museums or practicing Capoera kicks!
Hannah is an adventurous American expat, who has lived on four different continents. She is passionate about providing equitable, quality education worldwide, and currently works as a consultant at UNESCO IIEP. Hannah’s life motto is: “if it scares me, then it is probably worth doing….” which is how she ended up at Speak Up, to face her lifelong fear of public speaking! She enjoys swing dancing, playing guitar and spending time outdoors!
SERGEANT at ARMS
As the Seargeant At Arms, Mariana is our behind-the-scenes ninja making sure all logistical matters like the venue and materials are taken care of. That way, our members have the best conditions possible to take the floor and grow as speakers.
A foodie at heart, she loves trying her hand at new recipes with exotic and spicy ingredients, and sampling all the flavors Paris has to offer.
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Vik is a solar person with an amazing voice and mesmerizing energy. She is a freelance editorial director and speaker coach for professional events which gives her free time to let her jazz sparkle over the world. She’s from Lithuania, but she has studied in the US and she currently lives in Paris.
Founder of Speak Up Paris!