Contestants from Goan Toastmasters International clubs recently competed at the Division M level, humorous and speech evaluation contest in Mumbai. Contestants got selected by competing at their respective clubs and finally winning at the All Goa Area Contest held on October 7at Chowgule College, Margao.
The state was represented by three toastmasters, including, Dr Radha Valaulikar, Margao, Mark Valadares and Umesh Padmanabha Panjim, of which, Valaulikar won the first place in the evaluation contest as well she was the first runner up for the humorous speech contest. She will now represent Goa at the all India division level contest to be held next year in Pune. “This year’s contest was a wonderful experience. The presence of Goan toastmasters was encouraging and the kind of support and positive environment provided is amazing” said Valaulikar on winning.