AAUW.org: Public speaking skills are important for anyone’s career. Speaking well gives a natural edge, whether it’s acing a job interview or presenting ideas to co-workers.
Speech Trek is a speech and debate competition for high school students. The Speech Trek program creates a forum for high school students to gain exposure to gender equality issues and to develop their communication skills. The contest involves high school students writing and delivering a persuasive speech at a local branch meeting or community event.
Cash prizes are available for top winners at the local and state competitions.