Suzannah’s Interview with Mohammed Qahtani, 2015 Toastmasters World Champion of Public Speaking 2015
In August, Mohammed Quatani was crowned the winner of the 2015 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking with his speech, The Power of Words. Mohommed rose above 30,000 contestants to take this prestigious title in the finals of the world’s largest public speaking contest held in Las Vegas, Nevada in August 2015.
Unable to speak until the age of 6, and suffering through an extreme stuttering problem throughout much of his life, Mohammed’s story of resilience, persistence and insistence at moving beyond his challenges is truly moving.
Watch the interview with Mohammed where he shares his mindset, motivations, and inspirations, his learning and coaching process, and what was going through his mind as got ready to face his talented competitors — and his audience of 2,000 people: