The First Toastmasters Club of Qatar


Our Members are a diverse lot

Our members are diverse in gender, culture, spanning all ages and occupation types. What they do have in common is a deep and abiding passion about improving their public speaking and leadership skills.

The club is now vibrant with members of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds. The current batch includes citizens of Sri Lanka, Iraq, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Morocco, Somalia and India. All of them have joined the club with the common goal of improving their communication and leadership skills.

New members are always welcome! So, get in touch with us soon and become a member.

A Toastmasters Promise

As a member of Toastmasters International and my club I promise:

  • To attend club meetings regularly
  • To prepare all my speech and leadership projects to the best of my ability, basing them on projects in the Competent Communication and Competent Leadership manuals.
  • To prepare for and fulfil meeting assignments
  • To provide fellow members with helpful, constructive evaluations.
  • To help the club maintain the positive, friendly environment necessary for all members to learn and grow.
  • To serve my club as an officer when called upon to do so.
  • To treat my fellow club members and our guests with respect and courtesy
  • To bring guests to club meetings so they can see the benefits Toastmasters membership offers
  • To adhere to the guidelines and rules for all Toastmasters education and recognition programs.
  • To maintain honest and highly ethical standards during the conduct of all Toastmasters activities.

Meet Some of Our Members

  • Sonny Varghese

    Founder Member of Doha Toastmasters Club

    Past District Governor

    Past Brand Ambassador of Toastmasters International

    First Region Adviser (Reg 11) of Toastmasters International

  • Rajeswar Sundaresan

    District 20 Program Quality Director

    Past District 20 Finance Manager part of District 20 leadership

    Past District realignment committee chair, Div. E Governor, Area 28 Governor

    18 years as a Toastmaster – Public speaker, Leader, Organizer, Guide, Facilitator and Motivator

    Founder of first Gavel club & Advance toastmaster club of Qatar

  • Manzoor Moideen

    EEE: Entrepreneur | Event Manager | Entertainer

    A passionate toastmaster for the past 14 years

    Division E Governor 2012-2013

  • Deepak Shivankar

    Member of Doha TM Club since 2008. CC, CL. Past VP-E of Doha Club. Past President of Doha Advanced TM Club

    Accolades – Runner up of ICC One Communication Championship 2014 (Humorous) and 2015 (International); Runner up of Division E Speech Contest 2016 (Humorous), 2nd Runner Up (International), First Runner up of DTAC (District Toastmasters Annual Conference) 2017- Speech Contest (Humorous), ICC One Qatar National Humorous Speech Championship Winner and TAC E (Toastmasters Annual Conference – Division E) 2017 Humorous Speech Category Winner

  • Sunil Kumar Menon

    Sunil is a CC, CL with a CPL, Commercial Pilot Licence.
    He loves flights – with words and also like birds.

    Presently Area 16 Director

  • Adam Abdi Abuzuhri

    Father of only 8 children, BA in Islamic studies, works at Qatar Islamic Cultural center.

    He loves meeting new people and learning new languages, and admires public speaking.

    So [Solomon] smiled, amused at her speech, and said, “My Lord, enable me to be grateful for Your favor which You have bestowed upon me and upon my parents and to do righteousness of which You approve. And admit me by Your mercy into [the ranks of] Your righteous servants.”