Meeting Summaries

If you’re wondering what you can expect at City Women Speakers meetings read our meeting summaries.  

Meeting Summary – 4 March 2020

Meeting Summary – 4 March 2020

With International Women’s Day just around the corner, our Toastmaster for the evening, Veronica, chose a theme of Strong Women. She asked each of our 4 prepared speakers, the evaluators and functionaries “Who are the strong women in your life? How...

Meeting Summary – 19 February 2020

Did you set any goals for 2020? Career goals? Health goals? Financial goals? Holiday goals? What about Toastmaster goals? We are 7 weeks into the year. If your goals have fallen by the wayside it’s not too late to dust off that list, review it and crack on with taking...

Meeting Summary – 11  December 2019 – Christmas Party

Meeting Summary – 11 December 2019 – Christmas Party

22 Members attended, including our two newest members, Shruti and Sitara. 10 members brought food or drink (or both) plus the party organisers, Jo and Georgina, who lugged in bags and bags of supplies. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages flowed, cheese unwrapped, lids...

Meeting Summary – 27 November 2019

Meeting Theme: Your Favourite Sounds Meeting Word of the Day: Demeanour President’s Message for the Club: Connections Being part of City Women Speakers provides us with the opportunity to connect every 2 weeks.  If you’re one of our lucky committee members, you...

Meeting Summary – 13 November 2019

Meeting Summary – 13 November 2019

Meeting Theme: Top Temptations and Top Tips for FocusWord of the Day: Diversity/Diverse​President’s Message for the club​: Improve your feedback and tell our speakers where they can improve. We are a strong and thriving club, however, feedback that I...

Meeting Summary – 18 September 2019

Our meeting was in its usual format with three prepared speeches and their evaluations, then a short break before we had guest introductions and our impromptu speaking session, Table Topics. The theme of the meeting was Brexit, and we heard quite a few great...

Meeting Summary – 30 October 2019

Our meeting was in it’s usual format with 4 prepared speeches + their evaluations, then a 10 break before we had guest introductions and our impromptu speaking session, Table Topics. ​Amina​, one of our newest members, kicked off the night with her Icebreaker speech...

Meeting Summary – 2 October 2019

Dear Members,  Our meeting this week was a reminder of why it is good to stretch the boundaries of our comfort zones and to mix things up from time to time.   The meeting was held in Conference Rooms 1 & 2 – a much wider space than our usual Board...

Meeting Summary – 16 October 2019

Tonight marked our inaugural ‘Members Only’ meeting whereby going forward, every second meeting will be dedicated to existing members of City Women Speakers and registered guests will only be able to attend the alternative meeting. This will allow the committee to...

Meeting Summary – 12 June 2019

Dear all, Ailsa was our Toastmaster for the evening, leading us through a packed agenda or relay race as she called it! She was helped by our timer Kate and our guest Michael as grammarian who chose ‘integrity’ as the word of the day. Our first speaker Veronica...