Evelyn Henderson-Child holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communication from Utrecht University in the Netherlands, with a specialism in the study of multilingual interactions and language policies fostering inclusive multilingualism. She gained her Bachelor’s de- gree in Languages (French, German and Dutch) and Management from the University of Cambridge in 2019. Her MA thesis explored virtual conversations between native and non-native speakers, comparing the approaches of monolingual and multilingual native speakers to instances of misunderstanding. She has worked as an event coordinator and dialogue facilitator at Utrecht in Dialogue, a foundation bringing local people from different backgrounds into a conversation, with the aim of creating greater mutual understanding and combatting polarisation in Dutch society. She is now an independent researcher and social impact consultant.
|A Place-based Approach to Online Dialogue: Appreciative Inquiry in Utrecht, the Netherlands during the Coronavirus Pandemic