Develop strong Muslim leaders and speakers
Although not the first of its kind in the world, the Khimar Toastmasters Club is still something of a pioneer. Khimar is an online club created for Muslim women across borders.
The club Has been dropped together by Juliana Jamal. Ms. Jamal’s vision was to have a Toastmasters club for professional and educated Muslim women.
According to Ms Jamal, the club has been created for “bringing together Muslimah from the global community to learn and develop communication and leadership skills”.
The Khimar Toastmasters Club first met in October last year. The club has been chartered beginning of 2022 as an official club of Toastmasters International.
Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization that promotes public speaking, communication and leadership development.
The Muslimah members of the Khimar Toastmasters Club are of various ages, backgrounds and professions. What the members have in common, in addition to being Muslim women, is a desire to become more effective communicators..
The club has members from Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Members meet monthly, the last Thursday of the month, via Zoom.
Each meeting is an opportunity for members to practice giving speeches. Many positions are to be filled each month: timekeeper, evaluator, Toastmaster of the meeting, grammarian, etc..
Khimar was created as an online club for Muslim women around the world to join. Women can start by attending a meeting as guests. If they like it, any Muslim is welcome to join and become a member.
Club members include a writer, speaker, lawyer, student, teen life coach, content writer, entrepreneur, professional public speaking mentor, and many more..
Khimar Toastmasters Club is led by women for women. It provides a safe and supportive environment for Muslim women to come together and practice their public speaking skills.
East Khimar an excellent platform for professional and personal development. And it’s fun too!
Find Khimar Toastmasters Club on LinkedIn for more information.