Meet Nichelle Dottin-Joh​n – International Speech Contestant

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Q: What do you like about your Toastmasters Club?
I like the camaraderie, the warm, friendly learning environment, and the opportunities provided for personal growth and development.

Q: What is your favourite role during a Toastmasters meeting?
have two favourite roles: Toastmaster of the Day and Speech Evaluator

Q: If you could learn one random skill, what would you learn?
As a naturally soft spoken person, I would like to learn how to properly project my voice in a large auditorium.

Q: What are some of your Toastmasters goals for the next 5 years?
– To improve my ability to give impromptu speeches more competently and confidently.
– To participate in, and win as many speech contests as is reasonably practicable.
– To further develop leadership skills and be able to serve Toastmasters within any
given capacity.
– To be the most proficient leader/communicator that I can be.

Q: If you were going to write a book, what would you call it and what would it be about?
I am actually writing a book…a novel…and it is called “40SOMETHING.”

“40SOMETHING” is a Trinbagonian-inspired work of fiction, sautéed in seductive herbs and spices for a raunchy, sizzling hot, mouth-watering experience. It is a compelling story which takes an up-close-and-personal look at the character, ‘Fortie Pickford’ and some of her contemporaries who are all on the thresholds of mid-life crises. It depicts their relationship innuendos, their secret fears, uncertainties and sexual indiscretions, for all to see. Set in the small twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the novel begins with a dark journey into the bowels of a mega-continent to meet forty-something year-old Celia Obasango, Peter Okuku and Bobby Kroomes. To connect the dots, the story continues to unravel in Trinidad and Tobago, revealing a systemic plot of lies, deceit and infidelity skilfully interwoven into the narrative fabric of the novel. But be warned…it’s like a roti and a red Solo, but with plenty, plenty pepper!

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