Public Speaking, Istanbul

 

During the Soroptimist International Convention in Istanbul, July 2015, a Public Speaking Showcase was held.  MAR was asked to send a representative chosen from our past regional competition winners.  We invited Flora Garner who won in 2013.  Flora was then attending Trinity Catholic School in Leamington Spa and is now a student at the University of Bath reading Education with Psychology.

Flora joined four other young women who spoke on the theme Fresh Ideas, Empowering Women.  All five were truly inspirational and spoke with confidence to an international audience of 1,450.  They earned the largest ovation of the conference.

IMG_2715 IMG_2722photograph (l-r)  SI President Ann Garvie, Flora Garner, MAR President Jill Yarwood