Speech Writing Coach – Margaret-Ann Williams

Margaret-Ann Williams is a writer and communications specialist who taught professional writing at Flinders University and news-writing and rhetoric at the University of South Australia for four years.  She enjoys teaching: while her children skill for advanced students.


Margaret-Ann graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Creative Writing, and also earned an MA in Library Science from Case Western University and an MA in Journalism from the University of South Australia.  A Toastmaster since 2009, she started her career as a speechwriter and publicity officer for Australian politicians.


Later she co-authored several residents’ guides and wrote for government and private industry in the fields of tourism, business, energy and defense technology, architecture and engineering. As a Toastmaster, she has won a humorous speech competition at the area level.

 Watch Coach Margaret-Ann’s Speech below: