Productivity coach Juliet Landau-Pope joined us on Thursday 17th January to talk about procrastination and to share some practical strategies and motivational tips to kickstart us all into action. Juliet … Continue Reading Our January 2022 Event. Juliet Landau-Pope: I’ll Do It Tomorrow. How to Overcome Procrastination
The final networking event of 2021 was dedicated to addressing our voice concerns. Voice teacher Anouska Taylor joined us to answer questions about the speaking voice of language professionals. Interpreters, … Continue Reading Our December 2021 Event: Q&A with voice teacher Anouska Taylor
This time, rather than inviting an expert speaker, we wanted to give the stage to the attendees of the event. Our goal was to create a trusted space where we could get together and discuss our experiences on how we all deal with difficult clients. Read on for more details.
Our October 2021 Event. Sue Leschen: Working remotely – which terms and conditions should language professionals be negotiating with their clients?
On this occasion, we had the pleasure to welcome lawyer linguist Sue Leschen who brought us some eye-opening case studies and stories to help us think about setting the right … Continue Reading Our October 2021 Event. Sue Leschen: Working remotely – which terms and conditions should language professionals be negotiating with their clients?
Signal Festival. Talks, panel discussion, and a live opera performance. Read the summaries and be inspired
Signal was a 1-day online festival that we hosted on Friday 24th September 2021 to celebrate the 3rd year anniversary of Language Professionals’ Networking Event, a non-profit, interdisciplinary monthly social gathering. Click the links to read more, learn more and be inspired.
Language connects us at Language Professionals’ Networking Event. Each and every one of us speaks a different way, since our personal and cultural experiences are manifested in the way we … Continue Reading Identity, language and prejudice
Our August event was quite special as we celebrated our 2 year anniversary with presentations powered by PechaKucha.
On the last Friday of July, we had language teachers, coaches, translators, interpreters and researchers tuning in from different corners of the world to encourage each other and spend some time discussing aspects of the freelancer life at our monthly networking event.
We listened to Yelena McCafferty’s talk entitled Language Freelancers at the Time of Change, followed by an engaging discussion, structured networking and refreshing drinks on what proved to be one of the hottest days in the UK in 2020. We had language professionals tuning in from all corners of the UK as well as South America, Asia and Europe.
Our May 2020 Event. The collective lift-me-up: Nuggets of wisdom and positivity for the challenging times we are in
This Friday evening online get-together was dedicated to self-reflection, and we shared with each other some nuggets of wisdom and positivity for the challenging times we’re in.
Our April 2020 Event. Marianna Goral: Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices
As part of a welcome, host Gabriella Ferenczi contemplated on the no longer so new reality we all find ourselves in because of the pandemic. The welcome was followed by … Continue Reading Our April 2020 Event. Marianna Goral: Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices
Our March 2020 Event: Collective brainstorming on the challenges and opportunities during the Corona Pandemic
For the first time, Language Professionals’ Networking Event went online. The whole world is upside down due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. In times like these, communities are more important than … Continue Reading Our March 2020 Event: Collective brainstorming on the challenges and opportunities during the Corona Pandemic
In February, the audience gathered to listen to Eva Ruiz’ talk entitled The Language of Love, followed by networking, drinks and great conversations. In her talk, Eva explored the power … Continue Reading Our February 2020 Event. Eva Ruiz: The Language of Love
At the first event of the new year, we gathered to listen to Friederike Sell’s talk titled “International English for native English speakers” – Why we have to encourage the re-learning of a mother tongue in international organisations. The lively discussion that followed proved to be hugely engaging and thought-provoking.
Late 2019, we conducted a short survey to understand the challenges language professionals face as we are entering a new decade. The goal of the survey was to gain new … Continue Reading Results of a survey on the challenges of language professionals
The last event of the year, the final event of the decade was dedicated to networking, chatting and getting to know each other while enjoying a drink or two.