Vaishali Sahay presented “What you give importance to, affects you”—an amusing speech describing how we reach to the point of our present reality and the explanations we give to them, using astrology, psychic or faith. “No matter what, we create our reality and solutions to the challenges we face are in our hands”, Vaishali said. Vaishali was voted Best Speaker.
Theresa Branconier, who evaluated Vaishali’s speech, highlighted the excellent organization of the speech—accompanied by an exceptional humor, vocal variety and pitch change. Theresa also praised the speaker for not using notes nor lectern during her delivery. The evaluator, who pointed out the convenience of the speech’s topic, suggested putting more emphasis on the use of body language to better convey the message.