Joy Pamnani

Joy Pamnani is Inspire2Aspire's Chief Innovation Officer and a communication and peak performance trainer. 

Joy Pamnani
Chief Innovation Officer
Communication & Peak Performance Trainer

Joy Pamnani is Inspire2Aspire's Chief Innovation Officer and a communication and peak performance trainer. 

Joy's extensive communication experience spans across mediums including writing, speaking and visual communication. Alongside her bachelor of journalism degree at HKU, she's written articles at various publications such as SCMP, FCC Magazine and her own blog. Over the years, she's won awards for her contributions.


A Toastmaster since 2017 and an enthusiastic public speaker since she reached the legal age to join speech contests, Joy has won many prepared and impromptu speech contests, also representing her school, university and Hong Kong. Joy regularly delivers workshops others about delivering impactful presentations both online and in-person for corporates, schools, NGOs and at Toastmasters.


Video production has been a hobby for Joy, which turned into freelance video production and editing jobs and visual communication consultation services at the HKU’s Digital Literacy Lab.


Joy's character strengths include curiosity, creativity and love of learning. She loves challenging assumptions, discovering creative solutions to problems and techniques to boost productivity and performance at any organization.

Experience in Soft Skills Training

Developed and delivered over 30 speaking workshops on behalf of HKFYG, including individual prepared speech workshops, impromptu speech workshops and contests and Winners-to-Winners workshops leading up to HKFYG’s annual public speaking contest

Table Topics (Impromptu Presentation Skills) Workshop for HSBC Wayfoong Toastmasters Club, Mabuhay Toastmasters Club and Dynamic Toastmasters Club

Storytelling Workshop for HKU Campus Toastmasters Club and Tung Chung Toastmasters Club

Training Workshops on “Making Virtual Meetings More Engaging” at Toastmasters Leadership Institute

Public Speaking Course Launched on Skillshare

Presentation Skills Workshop for NGOs including The Wandering Voice, Community Business and St James’ Settlement

Public Speaking & Debate Training for schools across Hong Kong (on a freelance basis)

Peer Consultant at Digital Literacy Lab, Center for Applied English Studies, HKU

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Public Speaking

District 89 Table Topics Contest (District Level) - Champion (2020)

District 89 International Speech Contest (Division Level) - 2nd runner-up (2020)

District 89 Evaluation Speech Contest (Division Level) - 1st runner-up (2020)

HKU English Public Speaking Contest - 1st runner-up (2017)

World Scholars Cup - 7th place in Debate Individual Honour Roll (Senior Division) (2014)

HK Schools Speech Festival - 2nd runner up in Public Speaking Team & Dramatic Duologue (2013)

Toastmasters Credentials include: CC, CL, PM5, EC5


Bachelor of Journalism and Finance at the University of Hong Kong

SCMP Business Desk Intern (Summer 2019)

SCMP Young Post Junior Reporter of the Year Award (2014)

SCMP Young Post - Best Workshop Report Award (2013)

Freelance work for local newspapers, magazines and blogs including South

China Morning Post Young Post, FCC Magazine, Youth Magazine, RISE News, HKUDOS and a personal blog

Video Production and Editing

Freelance video production and editing for various departments across HKU including CAES, Common Core and CEDARS

Video projects for family and friends

Youtube channel

Freelance video editor

Experience in Leadership

Toastmasters District 89 Area H1 Director

Youth Leadership Program Coordinator (Sacred Heart Canossian College)

President of HKU Campus Toastmasters Club (19/20)

Vice-President of the Sir Ti Liang Yang English Language Ambassador Outreach, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (Sept 2015 - Jan 2018)

Zubin Foundation Diversity List 2019: Youth to Watch

Lead Consultant, Eureka Consulting Group, HKU (Feb - May 2019)

Student Relations Coordinator, N3Con, Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) (Sept 2017- Dec 2018)

Team Leader, Common Purpose Leadership Development Program (June 2017)

Chairlady, English Language Ambassador Team, PLK Ngan Po Ling College

Participant, Oxford Global Leadership Initiative Student Forum

Participant, HKFYG’s Global Youth Leaders Academy (2016) and Summer School for Effective Leadership (2014)