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Women in Localization Announce New Poland Chapter

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Poland Chapter Launch Announcement MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA January 23, 2018 / Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Chapter in Poland, the first Chapter in Eastern Europe. This will also be W.L.’s thirteenth (13th) Chapter and expanding their global reach into eleven (11) unique countries. Leading the new Poland Chapter is Anna Pietruszka who currently manages business strategy growth and M&A at Summa Linguae. As the Chapter Manager, Anna, based in Krakow, is working to solidify the new Chapter leadership team and event […]

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Women in Localization Plans for 2018

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New Board, New Advisory Board, 10th Anniversary, Non-profit status, Poland Chapter MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., January 10, 2018 / Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new leadership, non-profit status momentum, and new chapter expansion in Poland. Anna Schlegel will now lead Women in Localization as President of the Board. New board members joining this year are Michele Smith leading Global Expansion, and Sonia Oliveira for Partnerships. Loy Searle serving as Vice-President, will represent Mentorship and Education and Eva Klaudinyova will serve as Secretary and lead the […]

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Join W.L. in Thanking our Chair, Allison McDougall

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Women in Localization (W.L.) is pleased to announce that 2017 Chair, Allison McDougall, will be joining the advisory board for 2018. We are thrilled to have Allison’s continued mentorship, insight, and support as we continue to grow and flourish as an organization. During this past year, Allison has led the W.L. Board implementation of our newly established Executive Committees. She has been instrumental in propelling W.L. into new partnerships, opening 4 new Chapters (including our first chapter in South America), and launching the new brand. Please join us in thanking Allison for an amazing year and her incredible leadership in […]

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Women in Localization Opens New Latin America Chapter

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Latest Chapter in Argentina Brings Organization’s Total to 12 Chapters Worldwide MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 26, 2017 / Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Chapter in Argentina, the first Chapter in Latin America. Leading the new Argentina Chapter is Virginia Minhondo, who currently works as the  COO at delsurtranslations.  As the Chapter Manager, Virginia is working to solidify the new Chapter leadership team and event schedule effective immediately. Cecilia Maldonado, Women in Localization Geo Manager for the Americas chapters, will partner with the […]

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Women in Localization Opens New Latin America Chapter

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Latest Chapter in Argentina Brings Organization’s Total to 12 Chapters Worldwide MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 26, 2017 / Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Chapter in Argentina, the first Chapter in Latin America. Leading the new Argentina Chapter is Virginia Minhondo, who currently works as the  COO at delsurtranslations.  As the Chapter Manager, Virginia is working to solidify the new Chapter leadership team and event schedule effective immediately. Cecilia Maldonado, Women in Localization Geo Manager for the Americas chapters, will partner with the […]

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Appreciating our Founders and 2017 Mid-Year Progress

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It’s the afternoon of July 4th – Independence Day in the United States – and many of you are enjoying bar-be-ques, special family time, and fireworks.  Along with all of that, I find myself reflecting on the founders of America’s original colonies, as well as the three founders of Women in Localization: Anna, Eva, and Silvia. What began as a small, professional get-together for women in the localization industry in 2008, has now blossomed into a global organization with 11 Chapters and 3,000 members worldwide.  While our progress has been steady and strategic, we still have a long way to […]

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Next GALA Live Webinar

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Do you want to learn what is the right formula for successful buyer-supplier partnerships? Tune on our next GALA Live Webinar with Annya Sedakova-Bertram & Gwenola Trystram on, THURSDAY, 18 FEBRUARY, 2016 – 08:00 WEBINAR START TIME: 11:00 EST (17:00 CET) MORE DETAILS / TO REGISTER: here You will learn that as buyers and suppliers of localization services, we strive to establish the right level of service under today’s lean operating models. EMC, a global leader in IT, is deploying a model for mutually beneficial partnerships with its localization service providers. In this webinar Gwen Trystram and Annya Sedakova-Bertram from […]

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Natural Language Processing Panel

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W.L. EVENT at Ebay on June 2, 2016 W.L. invites you to an evening to learn and discuss NLP. The panel, moderated by Anna N Schlegel, will be looking at current trends of NLP, and actual applications of understanding the power of language to drive change in the area of language, humans and computers! Panelists from Adobe, eBay, NetApp, SDL, and Lionbridge will share their deep expertise and experience with NLP with the audience. To register for this event go to: Natural Language Processing We are looking forward to seeing you there! Cheers, WL Board

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SAVE THE DATE — Our Next Networking Event is coming!

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Women in Localization Networking Event It’s been a while since we had a networking get together, and January is the month to polish our resume and update our LinkedIn profile! So let’s start the new year off right – and put these two things together! WHEN: Jan 19th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm WHERE: Salesforce (900 Concar Drive San Mateo CA 94402) Because of our limited space (40 people max), secure your place by registering HERE today!

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Women in Localization Launches the North-East Chapter

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Professional women working in the localization industry in the Northeast now have a place to go to find mentorship, networking, and professional development. New York, NY November 30, 2015 Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the US-based North-East Chapter (WL NE). The North-East region, encompassing Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey, has a significant number of global companies, which, in turn, require localization and translation services. “Women in Localization is expanding not only globally but also within the United […]