Driven by the theme “The best project you’ll ever work on is you” and an undeniable passion for continuing the journey of leadership and public speaking, the members of Bodhi Toastmasters Club celebrated its 100th meeting milestone on the evening of August 3 via video conferencing. The video meeting was attended by more than 85 members and guests from Nepal, SE region and other parts of the world.
The Club was chartered in January 2018 and comprises of leaders from the educational ecosystem of Kathmandu in its initial days. Now professionals from other walks of life have joined and are supported by a thriving body of 25 members that bring in a host of expertise to the weekly club meetings on Mondays.
Kiran Nepali, Founder at Project Sarangi and one of Nepal’s foremost sarangi players swayed the audience with his soulful music. Suvarna Shreshna Basnet, development practitioner and one of the more renowned and sought-after Art of Living faculty in Nepal, took participants on a meditative journey of self-discovery and realisation. Amuda Mishra, Executive Director of Ujyalo Foundation, delivered her maiden stand-up comedy performance and had the audience in splits. The finale was a dance session choreographed by Rohit Saud, a renowned dance and fitness instructor based out of Bangalore, India.
Carrying on the Toastmasters legacy of public speaking there were two impromptu speaking opportunities titled ‘Spin-a-Yarn’ and ‘Turncoat’.