On Thursday 24th September we had a lively open discussion on career change within the language industry. All the participants actively shared their personal insights regarding the more common issues many language professionals face nowadays. Questioning the professional path or searching for new ways for improvement of the current carrier were the hot topics of this month event.
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.
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.
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 Marianna Goral's highly insightful talk entitled Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices. In this 30-minute talk Marianna recounted her 5-year research journey using …
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 ever. Participants joined us online for a collective brainstorming to discuss the challenges language professionals are now facing in a private, supportive environment. The purpose …
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 of words and how to become more aware of them. She pointed out that there is a link between words and emotions, and explained how she …
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.
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.