Jan 2013 London Tweet Up



Last Saturday was a big day for me: my first networking event as a linguist. It took me a little while to decide to go, as I was a bit nervous to go there alone, not knowing anybody. After giving it a little bit of thought, I told to myself: why not, translators are usually nice and friendly people after all :-).

I got to the restaurant in Covent Garden and asked for the organiser of the event, a lady called Val, owner of Rainy London Translations. I was taken to a long table full of translators from everywhere, sharing their experience, their achievements, challenges and upcoming projects.

What I felt when I sat at the table was so weird. Even though I didn’t know any single person, I immediately felt in my element. For the first time in a long time, I felt like I was part of a community I had always belonged to, speaking to people who have the same career ambitions, goals, fears, and the same passion for languages.

I am thrilled to know this event is hosted monthly, and I’m already looking for the next London Tweet Up.

Bye for now!




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