Hellos and Goodbyes
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm CEST
Location: Online (via Zoom)
Cost: FREE. Open to all.
Saying ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ often may be part of our globally mobile lives but this year in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, our usual rituals and coping strategies might be a little different. We may be saying ‘goodbye’ to our plans or leaving a location without being able to hug our friends. We might be saying ‘hello’ to a new normal and even more uncertainty.
Please join FIGT Member and author, Katia Vlachos for a virtual coffee to share what new ways you’ve found of navigating this year’s hellos and goodbyes, share your tips and advice as well as discussing how we can adapt in this new situation.
Katia Vlachos is a researcher and writer on cross-cultural transitions and expat life. She is also a coach, supporting expats and their partners through challenging transitions. Born in Cameroon to Greek parents and previously a defense analyst, Katia has lived in seven countries on three continents for the past 25 years. She is the author of A Great Move: Surviving and Thriving in Your Expat Assignment (LID Publishing, 2018). Learn more on her website www.katiavlachos.com.