Emily in Paris Icebreaker
When to use Emily in Paris Icebreaker?
Sometimes we do not need to speak one language to get to know and understand each other.
This icebreaker is perfect to use for
remote participants with linguistic and cultural differences
participants from different teams and functions
find teammates common motivations & work aspects
know better each other and discover a common ground
onboard new team members
How does Emily in Paris Icebreaker work?
Begin your session by announcing that an alien called Emily has just arrived (to your company) from another galaxy. Unfortunately, she does not speak any of the earthly languages.
Ask to choose five pictures or images to describe their company or themselves best.
What the participants have in common? What would be the best way to celebrate and use it in your work?