Option A: Monday, 3:30 - 4:00 PM PT
Option B: Saturday, 11:00 - 11:30 AM PT
Grades: 1 to 8
Program Leader: Pallavi Sharma
Program Description: YAPA Kids Public Speaking is intended to give students an introduction to effective communication and teach them how to overcome any latent fear of speaking in front of an audience. The class will include lessons in diction, voice control, emotion, gesturing, as well as a number of other concepts crucial to being a powerful orator. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about applications of a strong voice, and to develop their passion for leadership. All skill levels are welcome, and no materials besides a pen & paper and a clear throat are necessary!
Program Teachers: Pallavi Sharma, Nelson Mu, Maggie Dong, Olivia Song, Lila Rowland, Karin Liu, Adhya Krishnamurthy, Henna Chawla, Shaanvi Shree, Audrey Lui, Grace Baek, Katie To, Janelle Cai, Kate Jelfs, Sowmika Yeturu, Sophia Barghouti, Danika Dalvi, Zachary Nobunaga, Rachel Villagran, Yalda Said, Neha Noor, Laila Abed, Mary Piacente, Akshaya Raamya, Anya Lal