Our Team

Our dedicated team is always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of SpeechDojo forward. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to make an impact with our clubs and courses. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.

Armaan Somani


Armaan founded SpeechDojo with the passion and drive to make public speaking accessible for people around the word. He was an avid debater while in high school, ranking first in his province by the time of his graduation. Armaan is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ebun Akomolafe

VP, Clubs

Over the past 7 years, Ebun has been avidly involved with speech and debate as both a competitor and an instructor. She has a love for spreading the passion for public speaking and mentoring growth in new speakers. Ebun is currently working towards a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University of Alberta.

Josh Karathra

Co-VP, Content Development and Outreach

Josh joined SpeechDojo with a vision to improve public discourse and support disadvantaged communities. He has been actively involved on the Canadian Speech and Debate scene over the last five years. Through his experiences as both a coach and a competitor, he strives to empower others to conquer the art of public speaking.

Sara Mah

Co-VP, Content Development and Outreach

Sara has over 5 years experience in competitive debate and currently serves as Governor of Old Scona Academic’s Speech & Debate Union. She has a passion for communicating ideas and helping others reach new milestones on their public speaking journey.


Online Course Production Team

Sonia Wong

Production Manager

Sonia believes the ability to communicate and articulate thoughts is an essential skill for those in all fields. As an Integrated Engineering student at the University of British Columbia, she sees the need for strong communication skills in both collaborative work and presentations.


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