District 1 is one of more than 100 districts in Toastmasters International® worldwide. Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization committed to making effective oral communications a reality the world over. Through its member clubs, Toastmasters helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking — vital skills that enhance leadership ability, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind. Toastmasters International has more than 332,000 memberships. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 15,400 clubs in 135 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.