DIVISION DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

YONELA MOTLOUNG - DIVISION Y

Toastmasters member since: ?
Toastmasters offices held and terms of service:
Club: President 2020/21, VP Publci Relations 2019/20, VP Memebership 2021/22
Toastmasters honours and recognition:
  • Area Speech Contest Winner 2019/20
  • Top Club 2020/21
  • Mentor 2020/21
  • EC5, TC5, PM5
Relevant work experience and how it relates to Toastmasters and your role as a District leader:
Leader in innovation and marketing. Experience in leading a team
 
What experience do you have in strategic planning?
Strategic planning is a central part of my job and I have significant experience in it.
 
What experience do you have in the area of finance?
Understanding financials in my day job is critical and so this is a skill I've had to learn and build on over the past 15 years.
 
What experience do you have in developing procedures?
I have some experience through some of the projects I've managed,
 
What lessons did you learn from previous leadership positions?
When you are working with people who dont get a salary to get things done, you need to elevate your influence and inspire people to greatness.
 
Why do you want to serve as a District leader?
I am motivated by results and progress and I believe TM needs leaders like me to take it forward.
 
In your opinion, what are the District mission’s major objectives and how would you work to achieve them?
We want to change people's lives and create confident leaders. The leadership challenge is a huge one across the African continent and through our Toastmasters program, we can begin to impact change step by step.
 
Additional information about yourself
I'm enthusiastic, optimistic and eager to be the change I want to see. I'm willing to serve and learn at the same time!