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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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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 and LocWorld Solidify Strategic Partnership to Elevate Localization Industry Awareness

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Women in Localization (W.L.) and LocWorld announced today a joint partnership that brings together the depth of expertise in the Women in Localization membership base with the important insights LocWorld delivers to the localization industry. As part of this collaboration, the LocWorld conference management team encourages attendees of the upcoming LocWorld34 conference to visit the Women in Localization booth in Barcelona to learn more about the organization and upcoming networking events taking place in their 11 chapters around the world. This represents tremendous value for Women in Localization members, including the ability to enhance their career networks. With access to the […]

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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 […]