Our December 2020 Event

On our last event of the year on Friday 18th December, we asked participants to bring some nuggets of wisdom, anything they felt encapsulates what 2020 has meant to them. The goal: ending the old year and starting the new year in a positive way, appreciating the hidden wisdom that so often lies behind the challenges we all face.

Our November 2020 Event

On Friday 27th November we talked about how challenging it is to find new clients, to market ourselves and sell our services without coming across as pushy, and to find the kind of clients we enjoy working with. With the help of 5 experienced speakers we explored ideas and strategies that could helps us all to market ourselves more effectively.

Our October 2020 Event

On Thursday 29th October, we had the pleasure to welcome James Bowden from the Royal National Institute of Blind People as our speaker. James introduced us to the magical world of Braille, the 'language' of dots.

Our September 2020 Event

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 July 2020 Event

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.

Our June 2020 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

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

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 …

Our March 2020 Event

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 …