Meetup organizers

We’re three language and design enthusiasts based in Switzerland (around Bern and Zurich) who care about fostering connections in the UX writing community.

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Fiona Tinner

Coffee enthusiast


Fiona is our Meetup moderator, leading calmly through even the most lively and enthusiastic discussions. Arguably one of the first people to hold the job title “UX writer” in Switzerland, she’s currently completing a second Bachelor’s degree in Psychology while working part time in UX writing.

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Lara Portmann

Discourse enthusiast


Lara takes care of all our behind the scenes scheduling and administration. She’s currently a PhD candidate at the University of Bern, researching the language work of UX writers. Before that she worked in content and communications at Nothing in Bern, Switzerland.

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Tamara Marie Johnson

Content aficionado


Tam has a knack for finding brilliant and inspiring speakers – both seasoned and newcomers – for our Meetup. She is doing a PhD in applied linguistics at Universität Salzburg next to working as a marketing & communications specialist.