Meeting Summaries

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

Meeting Summary – 13 May

To City Women Speakers This was our 4th virtual meeting and it was just as well we didn’t hold it in our traditional Board Room environment as it would have been a case of “standing room only”.  We had 21 members, including our newest member, Rachel, plus 5...

Speeches in Antarctica by Rowena Griffiths

Speeches in Antarctica by Rowena Griffiths

Last December, I was lucky enough to achieve the goal of a lifetime and book a trip to the Antarctica. I planned to keep a diary of this extraordinary expedition and then I thought it would be fun to view it through the prism of a Toastmaster. There were to be lots of...

Meeting Summary – 29 April 2020

This was our 3rd virtual meeting and the 2nd one with guests in attendance.  We had guests from 4 other Toastmaster clubs; Bank Speakers, PMI Toastmasters, Surbiton Speakers and UAE Ladies Toastmasters plus we had 3 or 4 others who are interested in...

Meeting Summary – 15 April 2020

15 April was the club’s second Zoom meeting and I am happy to report that it was another success.  The committee put into action newly learned tricks such as using the CoHost and the Waiting Room features and discovered how helpful it is for the hosts to be alerted to...

Meeting Summary: 1 April 2020

To City Women Speakers Club News: · Congratulations to Sin who claimed ​First Place​ at last week’s L56 Evaluation Contest. Sin goes on to represent our Club and Area L56 at Division L’s contest 17 April, 2020· On the subject of Division L’s Contest: We need...

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...