It was a big day for Telkom University International Class students on March 4, 2017 since one of them won a prestigious international speech contest of Toastmasters International. Ika Nur Afifah, a student of ICT Business Management batch 2016, paid off her practice as the winner of the contest in B4 area.
Involving 5 branches of existing Bandung Toastmasters Club of B4 area, Ika was able to compete even with some senior members of old clubs. Registered as a new toastmasters club in February 2017, Telkom University has gained great achievement through this contest.
Toastmasters International is a well-known international public speaking and leadership organization based in The United States.
“It was such an honor and responsibility for me to win this contest”, Ika said. She told that she would represent Bandung Area for the next higher level of contest. The next contest will involve more clubs including several clubs in Jakarta.
Besides Ika, one of the lecturers of Telkom University International Class, Cut Irna Setiawati, also won the second position in table topics contest in which the participants were asked in promptu question and they were given limited time to answer with the best idea they can say.
Both of the participants will represent the next higher contest in April 2017. It is expected that both representatives of Telkom University International Class will be able to do their best and will be crowned a champion.