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Welcome to the LinkedIn Group of our Korean Chapter

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Women in Localization Korea is a chapter of Women in Localization, for members in Korea. WL offers a strong platform for women to develop their careers in localization – an open, collaborative forum where women can network, share expertise and experience, and help each other move forward in their careers. See what our Manager of the Korean Chapter of WL, MoonJu, said about her localization experience: Global Sound Bites Please join our Korean LinkedIn Group.

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Women in Localization Continues Global Expansion

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 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 the Netherlands and the expansion of the German chapter. With this, W.L. expands its global presence to eleven global chapters. With the launch of the new W.L. chapter in the Netherlands, Women in Localization welcomes Stefania Russo as Chapter Manager. Stefania is Global Content Manager at TNT in The Netherlands, and will start forming the new Chapter effective immediately. In addition, we are thrilled to announce the expansion […]

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Women in Localization Announces 2017 Board and Executive Committees

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PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 31, 2017 — Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, has announced its new Board for 2017. The organization also announced the establishment of Executive Directors and committees, as well as a professional Network Advisory Board to support the Board’s mission, including the strategic evaluation of becoming a non-profit organization. “Our new leadership structure is structured on the basis of a non-profit organization, which will help us continue to successfully build our organization and promote our go-forward strategy,” says W.L. Chair Allison McDougall. “We currently have 10 global Chapters, […]

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Allison McDougall Appointed as Chairwoman of Women in Localization

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WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., today announced that its Vice President of Emerging Business Allison McDougall has been named chairwoman of Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry. McDougall will succeed Women in Localization Co-Founder Eva Klaudinyova as Board Chair for a one-year term, and is the first representative from a localization provider to assume the role. Established in 2008 in the San Francisco Bay Area, the mission of Women in Localization is to foster a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry. The organization […]

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Women in Localization Co-Founder Launches Executive-Level Globalization Book

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Truly Global: The Theory and Practice of Bringing Your Company to International Markets – The ‘Must Have’ Resource for Today’s Global Executive SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Women in Localization (WL), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of Co-Founder and Executive Board Member Anna N. Schlegel’s second book: Truly Global: The Theory and Practice of Bringing Your Company to International Markets. In today’s world economy, global expansion continues to be a Top 3 priority for most CEOs. More than ever, it is critical that executives and their […]

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Women in Localization Appoints New Leadership for Silicon Valley Chapter

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PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Women in Localization (WL), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, announced the appointment of Michele Carlson as Chapter Manager of the Silicon Valley Chapter (WL SV, #WLSV). To date, the chapter was managed by Women in Localization’s Board of Directors. So excited to have Michele Carlson now leading our Silicon Valley chapter! “Having a dedicated person lead the Silicon Valley chapter will give the Board the opportunity to focus on larger initiatives and continue to grow the organization globally,” says Stephanie Gabriel, WL Board member in charge of international expansion. “Michele is a […]

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Women in Localization Names New Chair, Reveals Developments and Plans

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Women in Localization Names New Chair, Reveals Developments and Plans by Marion Marking on February 9, 2016 Communications specialist, veteran journalist, and online editor at Slator who dreams of driving a Veyron on the Autobahn It is no longer just about women in localization, but also about advancing the localization industry as a whole. So says Women in Localization (WL), an organization that seeks “to foster a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry.” Taking over as WL chair is Eva Klaudinyova, who manages linguistic services for one of the largest Silicon Valley companies. The new […]

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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 […]

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Women in Localization Launches Japan Chapter

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Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is pleased to announce the launch of the Women in Localization Japan chapter (WL JP). The history of localization business in Japan started in mid 1980s, when Microsoft and other major software companies established their Japanese offices in Tokyo. This provided a wonderful opportunity for motivated women armed with strong language abilities to show their potential in documentation localization, QA and project management prior to the enforcement of the Basic Act for Gender-Equal Society in 1999. “We are very excited to formally launch our first Asian chapter of Women […]

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Women in Localization startet ersten Ableger in Deutschland

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San Francisco, Kalifornien – November 2014 – Press release at Online Zeintug (in German) Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of their first international chapter in Germany. Demand for localization services is extremely high in Germany and a great number of top companies have their global headquarters in Germany. Among them are Cisco, NetApp, Adobe, AMD, Fujitsu-Siemens, O2, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, Texas Instruments, Google, Sony-Ericsson, Motorola, NEC, Yahoo, Sun, Precision Plus, McDonald’s and Microsoft. “It is exciting to see so much momentum with the launch of our […]