The George Mason University Toastmasters Club (GMUT) has generated great interest on campus. It was officially chartered by Toastmasters International on June 6, 2008. More than two dozen Mason faculty, staff and students, joined by several community members, meet for an hour each week to learn and practice communication and leadership skills.
WhoM is Toastmasters for?
Toastmasters is for everyone. Whether your public speaking skills are at the beginner’s stage or you are a seasoned professional, you can benefit as a member.
About Toastmasters International
The first Toastmasters club was formed by Ralph Smedley in 1924 (read the History of Toastmasters).
Toastmasters International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Through club activities and conferences, Toastmasters helps its members improve their communication and leadership skills while fostering self-confidence and personal growth. Visit the Toastmasters International website for more information about the organization.
There are six basic levels in the organizational structure of Toastmasters International: the Club level, the Area level, the Division level, the District level, the Region level, and finally the International level. George Mason University Toastmasters is Club #1188374, and is part of Area 21, Division B, District 29, Toastmasters Region VII.