What the SENSE Mentoring programme can do for you – Nandini Bedi, Kate Sotejeff-Wilson, Jackie Senior, Jenny Zonneveld and Martina Abagnale (panel discussion)
The SENSE mentorship programme pairs up language professionals looking to further develop themselves professionally. Young or old, translator or copywriter; everyone is welcome to sign up! Nandini Bedi, Kate Sotejoff-Wilson, Jackie Senior, Jenny Zonneveld, and Martina Abagnale will go into detail about the benefits of mentorship and the options for learning within the SENSE network.
About the presenters
Nandini Bedi teaches English, copyedits, gives intercultural trainings and posts on her blog taal-tale.com. Via her trainings, she builds a bridge between the Netherlands and India. She does this with reverence and humour. She has settled in Oegstgeest with her partner, flown-out-of-the-nest-but-visiting twin boys and live-in cat, Sher Khan. More about her is available on www.nandinibedi.com.
Dr Kate Sotejeff-Wilson MITI is an advanced professional member of the CIEP. Born in Wales, she lived in Poland and Germany, and now resides in Finland. She translates, copywrites and edits for academics, and is happiest in the space between languages, reading or on writing retreats.
Jackie Senior, BSc, has had a long and varied career as an editor and translator in the Netherlands, working at Shell, Rabobank, translation companies, plus more than 25 years in medical research departments at UMC Utrecht and UMC Groningen. She also taught the SENSE-ITV Editing course for 5 years and still does some freelance work. She is British, but has lived in the Netherlands for more than 45 years.
Jenny Zonneveld has a business background. Before she became a freelance translator, copywriter and editor almost 25 years ago, she spent more than 15 years at a firm of management consultants and worked in the UK, USA, Belgium and the Netherlands. She specialised in managing IT and Logistics projects. In her current work, her clients appreciate Jenny for her insight into language matters as well as all things technical.
Martina Abagnale is an English and Dutch into Italian translator based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. After starting her career as a project manager at a translation agency, she became a freelance translator in 2019. She specializes in legal and financial texts,helping companies prepare their documents for legal use in Italy. She regularly organizes (virtual) events for beginner translators.