Chanti Niven, a master communicator and multiple award-winning public speaking champion and successful entrepreneur, is the founder and creator of the Captivating Speakers and Captivating Kids program. Chanti is extremely passionate about advancing oral and written communication skills and has tirelessly dedicated herself to this cause across the globe. She is a long-term Toastmaster (since 1984) and has achieved the highest designation that Toastmasters International can bestow, that of Distinguished Toastmaster. She has been awarded countless other awards for public speaking, including the title of ‘Best Speaker’ for one of the leading speaking clubs in Los Angeles, a title she was awarded for 4 years in a row. She has also served on the board of Toastmasters International as Area Governor and most recently chartered a club ‘Captivating Toastmasters’. This club broke all records from inception with 58 charter members members and a current membership of 67 strong. Chanti’s credentials and accomplishments in this field are too numerous to list.