Two Saint Lucians, Yvonne Edwin and Daniella Chambers, emerged victorious at the Toastmasters speech contests of their individual club and area levels.
As a result, they have advanced to the divisional competition.
Both will participate virtually at the Division ‘C’ event where areas 15-19 will compete on Saturday, April 24.
The contest is a requirement by Toastmasters International, according to the organisation.
Division ‘C’ encompasses the Northern Caribbean.
However, Saint Lucia falls within Area 18, Division ‘C’, District 81.
On its official website, Toastmasters International describes itself as a nonprofit educational organisation that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, the organization’s membership exceeds 364,000 in more than 16,200 clubs in 145 countries.