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CSU graduate featured at campus Toastmasters meeting

February 25, 2014

A CSU graduate and world champion public speaker is presenting at this week's CSU Toastmasters Club meeting.

Ryan Avery will deliver his award-winning speech at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Event Hall at Morgan Library. He also will talk about his Toastmasters experience, and answer questions from the audience. 

The event is free and open to the public.

In 2012 at age 25, Avery became the youngest Toastmaster world champion in history when he competed against more than 30,000 people from 116 countries to win the title.

Avery is the co-founder of AveryToday, Inc. and managing partner at How to Be a Speaker, LLC where he helps professionals succeed at work by improving their communication skills.  He speaks more than 50 times a year to global clients that span emerging professionals, engineers, entrepreneurs, lawyers and college students.

CSU Toastmasters is part of Toastmasters International, a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.

CSU Toastmasters provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.