Longtime French journalist and editor. English teaching contractor.
Ecole Normale Supérieure & EHESS
Master 2 in Social Science
1996 - 1997
Sciences Po Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques)
1993 - 1996
Paris IV - Sorbonne
Master 1 in German Studies
1992 - 1995
Louis-le-Grand High School Undergraduate Classes
Post-secondary-level curriculum in liberal arts
1991 - 1992
ADULT PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
2012 - Present
Teaching English and French to foreign and French clients face-to-face or in small group.
ACADEMIE DE PARIS (Public High Schools)
Contracting English Teacher
2011 - 2013
Conversational, Technical & Remedial English at several high schools including undergraduate curriculums: all-year-round courses, extra 2-week intensive sessions & holiday 15-hour workshops.
AN OUTPLACEMENT COMPANY IN PARIS
2010 - 2011
At a career transition coaching company for top executives, edited coaching documents, CVs and cover letters, and the company's blog; organized trainings & events; did back and front officing. Delivered conversational training in German and English for clients on occasion (up to 7 coaches).
EUROPAID, EUROMEDRIGHTS, NOVIB OXFAM, AND OTHERS
Project Consultant and ToT
2006 - 2010
Implemented transnational and European programs for youth, women, and human rights activists. English as lingua franca.
ANTIBRUIT / LOCAL COMMUNITIES
2008 - 2008
Coordinated heterogeneous editorial teams; negotiated contracts with regional entities and municipalities; updated two books on youth issues (health, 2008, coordination and negociation support; civic rights, 2009, negociation).
A POLITICAL THINK TANK IN PARIS
2006 - 2007
Assessed the needs and the priorities, then launched a new version of the think tank website, while introducing collaborative tools and new sections; proofread and edited material previously online.
LE MONDE (Monthly supplement)
Editorial Consultant and Journalist
2004 - 2006
Contributed to the editorial policy and content of Le Monde Initiatives, the monthly supplement of Le Monde that was dedicated to social and job issues.
1998 - 2006
Wrote for major French periodicals including Le Monde Diplomatique, Le Nouvel Observateur (local investigations), Politis (misc.), L'Humanité (desk and reports), Nova Magazine, Rebondir, Profession Avocat, Infirmière Magazine, 30 Millions d'amis, TV5, Die Tageszeitung, Masa Acher, DS Magazine, Le Matricule des Anges, Le Parisien, Télérama, ... .
REBONDIR - DEPARTEMENT ETUDES
2000 - 2000
Wrote two guidebooks about sector-based entrepreneurship (Sports sector; Recycling Industry; 200 pages each; mail-order selling) for the Research Department of the French publishing group Rebondir; also wrote as a journalist about job creation & entrepreneurship for Rebondir's flagship magazine.
Translator and editor
1999 - 1999
Micro Application is a well-established company selling software, video games, technical books, and IT consumables. I worked on several software products as a translator and a rewrite person.
CONFRONTATIONS EUROPE THINK TANK
Europarliamentary Assistant & Project Manager
1992 - 1998
Assisted the president in his europarliamentary activity as an MP. Led a think group on youth and training policies for the think tank. Organized events. Published minutes and research papers.
FRENCH PUBLISHER BORDAS
1995 - 1996
Contributed to the updating of the famous Bordas Encyclopedia of History "Le Grand Mourre" and collected information for two geostrategical atlases with another publisher (Syllepse).