Our working identity is a big part of our life, sometimes even bigger than we realize ourselves. Changing the way we work, what we do and how we do it, inevitably affects our sense of identity and well-being. Change is a process with many unknowns. The Covid-19 global pandemic put to test all aspects of our lives, including our working identities as technical writers and communicators.
This presentation is about the unexpected insights into the “technical writer” identity that I discovered and how the coping strategies we develop on the job can be transformed into valuable skills and future opportunities.
Vanya Kiritzova leverages diverse experience in technical communication spanning content development, senior-level management, and community leadership. Vanya has led the advancement of the technical writing profession in Bulgaria through dedicated efforts to raise the standing and representation of its members in the industry.