Big Red Toastmasters

Big Red Toastmasters

Headquartered in Ithaca, NY, Big Red Toastmasters was founded by Cornell University staff.

Big Red Toastmasters currently holds meetings the 2nd and 4th Fridays 9 a.m.-10 a.m. (ET) on Zoom, and will continue incorporating Zoom during future in-person meetings.

For more information and to contact us, please visit the Toastmasters International Big Red Toastmasters club website.

Why Big Red Toastmasters?

Big Red Toastmasters is a safe, supportive environment for members and guests to develop public speaking and leadership skills. Our weekly meetings are a collaborative laboratory for you to practice your skills and gain valuable support and feedback.

Cornell University campus


2022-23 Club President Elizabeth Shedd

Elizabeth Shedd
Elizabeth Shedd, President

Welcome to new Big Red Toastmasters Club President Elizabeth Shedd! Already with her amazing leadership, Elizabeth is guiding Big Red Toastmasters through our ever-evolving peri-pandemic era. Thank you, Elizabeth!

2022 Speech Contest

Congratulations to Big Red Toastmasters member Aidan Helfant for winning the Toastmasters District 65, Division D International Speech Contest for his speech, “The Ripples That Live On.”

Aidan Helfant
Aidan Helfant — 1st Place winner of the Toastmasters District 65, Division D International Speech Contest, 2022.