Online events that caught our attention this week: virtual talks and webinars hosted by How To Academy and WHUB.
How To Academy is an organisation for people who think big. From Nobel laureates to Pulitzer Prize winners, they invite the world’s most influential voices to London to share new ideas for changing ourselves, our communities, and the world.
WHUB is a social club and coworking space with a mission to empower modern women. WHUB club invites you to its online events where women from various fields will share knowledge, experience, skills, and their success stories. From financial management, communication, the importance of a personal branding, to nutrition, meditation, yoga, makeup and styling workshops.
How to Adapt and Survive in a Time of Crisis. Julia Samuel In Conversation with Hannah MacInnes
Tuesday, 14 April 2020
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
In this unprecedented moment in global history, join psychotherapist Julia Samuel for a free livestream about finding unknown strengths in times of difficulty and change. Julia Samuel, one of Britain’s leading psychotherapists and a specialist in the psychology of change and grief, joins How To Academy to explore powerful, intimate stories of everyday people in times of profound uncertainty. As the global coronavirus pandemic causes profound difficulties to our health, work, and family, Julia will draw upon more thirty years of experience helping everyday people in times of uncertainty, and teach us the skills we need to adapt and hopefully thrive in this strange new normal. She will tell us powerful stories –from a woman deciding whether to leave her husband for a younger lover, to a father handling a serious medical diagnosis – and explore the lessons we can take away and apply to our own lives in this time of crisis. This livestream is free to all participants. Please consider purchasing a copy of Julia’s new book, This Too Shall Pass: Stories of Change, Crisis and Hopeful Beginnings, from independent bookseller Primrose Hill Books.
Julia Samuel, MBE, is a leading British psychotherapist. During the last thirty years, she has worked first for the NHS and then in private practice. She is Founder Patron of Child Bereavement UK. She is the author of Grief Works and This Too Shall Pass: Stories of Change, Crisis and Hopeful Beginnings. She lives in London with her husband, and has four children and six grandchildren. Book online event: howtoacademy.com/how-to-adapt-and-survive-in-a-time-of-crisis
Communication in a time of the crisis. Online webinar with a public image specialist Kristina Skindelytė
Wednesday, 15 April 2020
8 am - 9 am (UK time)
During this webinar Kristina will share her insights and expertise on how to communicate and stand out in a time of the global crisis, what are the key pillars for delivering an effective media relations strategy during this crisis, Coronavirus communication do's and dont's, how to make your business famous through PR, how and when do you start to begin publishing ‘business as usual’ communications? This will be followed by the Q&A session.
Kristina is a public image specialist and communications engagement enthusiast and co-founder of Blue Oceans PR - boutique digital PR agency with a strong focus on creating quality content and stand-out strategies that have a lasting impact. Kristina has a diverse background in Communications Strategy Development, Crisis Management, PR and Digital Marketing she picked up through work in Canada and Lithuania. Book tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/communication-in-time-of-global-crisis
How to Seize the Day Elizabeth Gilbert in Conversation with Hadley Freeman
Thursday, 16 April 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The author of Eat, Pray, Love, Big Magic and City of Girls joins Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman to explore life lessons for these anxiety inducing times. Elizabeth Gilbert is a world traveller whose unending search for answers to life’s biggest questions have made her the voice of a generation: a singular author whose works resonate profoundly with all of us who wish to face up to life’s excitements and challenges with imagination and wisdom. Aged 34, she left her home, husband and career to travel the globe; her chronicle of that journey became Eat, Pray, Love, an international bestseller so popular Time magazine declared her one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
In celebration of the paperback release of City of Girls — a novel about daring to break conventions, following your desires and the joys of female friendship — Elizabeth joins the How To Academy for a free livestreamed conversation with Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman. In these dark and difficult times, how can we learn to seize the day? Drawing upon all she has learned in her journey through life, Elizabeth will explore how to overcome fear, embrace gratitude and wonder, and thrive even in these most perilous of times.
This livestream is free to all participants. Please consider purchasing a copy of Elizabeth’s novel City of Girls from independent bookseller Primrose Hill Books.
Elizabeth Gilbert is the number-one bestselling author of Eat, Pray,Love, which has sold over 15 million copies worldwide and been translated into over 46 languages, as well as other international bestselling books of fiction and non-fiction. She has published two novels, including The Signature of All Things, which was longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize. Book free online event now: www.howtoacademy.com/events/elizabeth-gilbert-how-to-seize-the-day
Wardrobe detox with a renowned stylist Milda Chellingsworth
Saturday, 18 April 2020
11 am - 12 noon (UK time)
Just because you feel you have nothing to wear, doesn’t mean you need to throw everything out and start from scratch. During this online session you will hear, learn and get inspired how to refresh wardrobe in style, wear the neglected pieces in your wardrobe, incorporate new purchases with your treasured clothes, arrange your wardrobe, each wardrobe's 'must have's'. This will be followed by the Q&A session.
In 2009 Milda founded company Styling for You - a leading personal styling services company, which provides the ultimate premium personal shopping & styling service. With strong relationships in the luxury sector, Milda travels all over the world to help create the perfect outfit for their clients. Milda & her team work very discretely with leading CEO’s & MD’s, high net worth's and celebrities all over the globe ensuring they are on-trend and dressed impeccably no matter the occasion. Book tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/wardrobe-detox-with-a-renowned-stylist