Brown bag lunch session: La bella Italia – much more than pasta, italian gigolos and ferarri

Fecha: 23 de marzo de 2023

Hora: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lugar: B - 209

Besides the good old clichés of fast cars, good food and even better lovers, (all of which have a pinch of truth), what do you know about Italy? Why some Colombians have a feeling there is familiarity with Italians? Do we have things in common?

Come learn interesting facts about Italy!

Daniela Helmsdorff – Born in Colombia from Italian parents, Daniela Helmsdorff has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a Master’s in Education from Universidad de Los Andes. She is also a professional theater actress and worked for many years in the Teatro Libre de Bogotá. She has worked in different areas, all related to languages: she has been a language teacher for more than 20 years in various educational institutions, including Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Universidad Externado de Colombia; She has worked as a study-abroad counsellor and has translated books from Italian and English to Spanish for publishing houses such as Planeta and Norma. Besides Bogotá, she has lived in the United States and in France. She speaks Spanish, Italian, English and French. Daniela is passionate about the sea, scuba-diving, teaching, reading, and cooking: in fact, she combines teaching with leading her own Italian cuisine business.