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Roselle Resident Margarita Estrada Wins First Place in Toastmasters Area 65 Humorous Speech Contest
Her speech titled "How to win friends and influence people – The Latina Way", earns Roselle Resident Margarita Estrada, Administrator for The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, first place in Toastmasters Area 65 Humorous Speech Contest.
By: Impact 21 Toastmasters Club, District 83
Margarita Estrada, ACB, Administrator for First Presbyterian Church of Iselin, New Jersey, has been a member of Toastmasters International since September 1, 2006. Her speech, “How to win friends and influence people – The Latina Way”, was a take-off of Dale Carnegie’s classic book written in 1937.
“All the contestants delivered top-notch speeches”, said Estrada. “When my name was called, I was deeply moved because it takes effort, time, passion, and humility to prepare for competition. My colleagues at Impact 21 Toastmasters provided effective coaching and feedback.”
Estrada is employed as the Webmaster, Administrative Assistant, and Food Pantry Co-Coordinator, for The First Presbyterian Church of Iselin. Also, she has been a consultant for the Spanish language magazine, Fe y Esperanza, located in Guttenberg, NJ, and The Bismark Group, located in Jersey City, NJ. Prior to her current positions, she has worked in the private sector as a Defined Benefit administrator, Defined Contribution administrator, and Health and Welfare administrator.
An enthusiast of the written word, in both Spanish and English, she translates work in both languages. She earned a BA at Montclair State University, Magna Cum Laude, in Communication Studies
Impact 21 Toastmasters President Lorraine Campbell said, “Members of Impact 21 Toastmasters are so proud of Margarita’s achievement in the Toastmasters Area 65 Humorous Speech Contest. This accomplishment is a testament to the dedication, passion, and creativity she brings to everything that she does. She embodies our tag line, We Create Winners!”
Margarita Estrada, ACB, CL, has been a member of Toastmasters International since September 1, 2006. Her Toastmasters career began with Toastmasters En Español, located in Union City, NJ. She has also achieved her Advanced Communicator Bronze, and Competent Leader award, within the Toastmasters program. Currently, she serves as Vice-President, Public Relations, for Impact 21 Toastmasters in Rahway, New Jersey.
An enthusiast of the written word, in both Spanish and English, she translates work in both languages. She earned a BA at Montclair State University, Magna Cum Laude, in Communication Studies.
About Impact 21 Toastmasters:
Impact 21 Toastmasters, located at the Agape Family Worship Center, 501 East Hazlewood Avenue, Rahway, NJ 07065, is a community club that meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. For more information, please contact Gail Komleski, Vice-President of Membership, at gailkomleski@
About Toastmasters District 83:
District 83 includes 150 clubs (4,000 members), in Metropolitan New Jersey, Staten Island, and Rockland County, New York. For more information, please visit the District 83 website, http://www.toastmasters83.org.
About Toastmasters International:
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 270,000 members in 13,000 clubs in 116 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit http://www.toastmasters.org.
Page Updated Last on: Oct 24, 2013