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We are a group of leaders who are passionate about empowering others through communication, cultures, and diversity.

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Women LEAD’s Mission

Women L.E.A.D’s mission is to empower people to take charge of their advancement, leadership, and communication across cultures.

Leadership Team

President – Renee Yao

Treasurer – Samantha Jamwal

Sergeant at Arms – Sarah Tang

Secretary – Vicky Pan

VP Education – Abhijeet Joshi

VP Public Relations – Khushboo Shah

VP Membership – Priya Shastri

 

You may find the officers’ roles and responsibilities here.

Founding Team Members

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Abhijeet Joshi

2 years in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  I am scared of heights but want to climb the half dome.

Why Women LEAD club? A safe place where everyone can find their voices and share their experiences

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Dr. Anita Jindal

8 years in Toastmasters

Fun Fact: Grit, persistence, and never give up have been key ingredients throughout my life!

Why Women LEAD club? I enjoy sharing experiences to influence and motivate others rise.

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Khushboo Shah

0-6 months in Toastmasters

Fun Fact: I love traveling and exploring new places

Why Women LEAD club?

A great place to share and learn from each other’s experience and grow together as a community.

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Megan G. Mayer, DTM

3 years in Toastmasters

Fun Fact: Loves almost every type of music, including opera! 

Why Women LEAD club?

I look forward to furthering feminist discourse while equipping women of all backgrounds to find their success through Women LEAD Toastmasters.

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Mina Malloy

6 months in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  I’m a lifelong learner and storyteller.

Why Women LEAD club?

Creating spaces that empower women and people from diverse backgrounds to reach success is crucial to driving real change in the world. 

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 Priya R Shastri

 0-3 months in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  Can type at 80wpm using typeracer!

Why Women LEAD club? Need to empower women and grab the seat at the table!

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Renee Yao

6 years in Toastmasters

Fun Fact: State champion competitive ballroom dancer!

Why Women LEAD club?

It’s a great opportunity to contribute back to the community and empower others.

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Sarah Tang

1st year in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  I’m an Asian American connecting with my heritage by studying traditional Chinese medicine.

Why Women LEAD club? It is a safe space to practice amplifying our voices (with fewer um’s and more confidence)!

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Shoba Rao

9 years in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  Storytelling, Baking, Historic Fiction are some of my passions

Why Women LEAD club? I am hoping to widen my circle of influence by mentoring and motivating women to become successful leaders. Learn to thrive not just Survive.

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Sravanthi Kuchibhotla

1 year in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  been dancing since the age of 3, earned 1st degree black belt in Tae Kwon do

Why Women LEAD club?

Creating a space of belonging and a place where members feel safe talking about the difficulties which we all face in one aspect or another- this is an honor. I look forward to meeting all the
 members and learning their stories as well as working with you in your speech journey

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Samantha Jamwal

0-6 months in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  I love national parks and want to visit every single one at least once.

Why Women LEAD club?

a safe place to challenge each other and build up one another in a productive manner

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Vicky Pan

1st year in Toastmasters

Fun Fact:  I have been a couch surfing guest and host in 8 cities

Why Women LEAD club?

It is the energy of Women LEAD for me!