Who we are

The Toastmasters mission is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.

There are many clubs out there to choose from. Golden Gate Toastmasters has been serving members for over 80 years. Of over 16,000 clubs currently operating worldwide, we were the 56th club founded. We value diversity and creativity, and we provide a unique environment to learn and grow as a speaker, leader, and member of the community. Our group includes artists, entrepreneurs, bankers, career coaches, financial planners, high-tech professionals, to name a few with folks in their 20s, 30s, 40s and even 80s represented. 

Golden Gate Toastmasters is a President's Distinguished Club; we consistently meet and exceed standards of excellence set by Toastmasters International.

What We've Achieved

  • Won regional speech contests 8 times
  • Earned President's Distinguished award 7 times
  • Earned over 100 education awards
  • Ran meetings 80 years continuously and counting

Toastmasters has been one of the best investments that I have made in my life. Not only have I improved my communication skills but I have also learned how to be a better listener. Although I have never taken on a formal leadership role within the club, I have been asked to mentor several new members to help usher them into the fold of becoming an active member which has strengthened my skills as a coach
— Jay Y.

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