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 … Continue Reading Our April 2020 Event. Marianna Goral: Exploratory Practice: Experiencing Authentic Being through Critical Practices
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.
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.
This time, we gathered for Ashley Mikkola’s talk titled Robots vs Linguists – A battle of successes, and discussed the similarities between natural and programming languages and the people who … Continue Reading Our November 2019 Event. Ashley Mikkola: Robots vs Linguists – A battle of successes
This time, we gathered for a super inspirational evening and listened to Ida Froyda’s thought-provoking talk titled ‘Living your dreams, or fears? About self-confidence from an unusual perspective’.
In September, we tried and tested a new location in the City close to Bank station: we gathered in a very nice French brasserie where the attendees listened to Gabriella … Continue Reading Our September 2019 Event. Gabriella Ferenczi: My journey through the Himalayas. Why ancient wisdom and customs matter in the modern world
Our 1st anniversary event took place on a beautiful summer day in Tate Modern, and was hosted by Paola Francesi.
After the hottest day of the year (or on record?), the lounge of Tate Modern’s beautiful restaurant and bar on the 9th floor was a refreshing and stunning location for our free-to-attend July social event. There was one thing we didn’t talk about though: the weather.
On the evening of 20th June 2019, we gathered again in Central London to listen to Nathalie Danon’s talk entitled ‘From a rather lost young French expat to a modern foreign language entrepreneur!’