Notebook
cANDIDATE CORNER
DISTRICT 107
Candidate for Division B Director, District 107 - Raúl Ruiz
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Raúl Ruiz
Home Club:
Agora Almeda Barcelona
Personal statement:
To change the world you first need to change yourself, get out of your comfort zone, overcome your fears and discover who you really are. Work in progress!
Qualifications for Service:
Enthusiasm and desire to serve the TM community to give back after everything I´ve learnt and continue to learn everyday in TM.
Well established relationships across many clubs.
Team building and leadership experience.
Professional trainer.
Experienced parent.
Job Title/Employer:
Global Technical Advisor Engineer / Studer Innotec 
Relevant Work Experience:
Having built a new business division.
Education:
Electronic Technical Engineering degree from Basque Country University.  
Hobbies and Interests:
Coffee, yoga, sports, interview podcasts and last but not least, Public Speaking.
Volunteer Experience:
TM leadership Roles: 
- Club VPE
- Club President
-  Area Director (Current position)
Honours/Recognition inside Toastmasters:
Competent Communicator 
Competent Leadership
1st Place in District 107 Spanish speech contest 2020.
Other information:
What started as a personal project to overcome my fears and insecurities has become a way of life. It gives me opportunities to play, to challenge myself and do things I never thought I would be brave enough to do, and to help others do the same.