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Women in Localization Appoints New Leadership for Silicon Valley Chapter

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 proven leader and we are extremely excited to have her further develop this chapter, supported by her fellow leadership team members Magdalena Enea, Sabine Rioufol and Hanna Kanabiajeuskaja.”

WL SV will host its next event on September 7, 2016 at SurveyMonkey’s headquarters in Palo Alto. The evening will include a networking session accompanied by a discussion on localization tools. The event is open to women, men, members and non-members and is being sponsored by HighTech Passport.

“Having been an active member since day one, it has been so rewarding to network with other women in Silicon Valley, and I continue to learn so much from our members,” says Michele Carlson, WL SV Chapter Manager. “I look forward to giving back to the organization and to helping other women grow in their respective careers.”

If you are interested in joining the Silicon Valley Chapter of Women in Localization, please contact the chapter leadership team at wlsiliconvalley@gmail.com and join these two LinkedIn groups:

Women in Localization – Global Organization

Women in Localization – WL SV Chapter Meet-up

About Women in Localization

Women in Localization (WL) was founded in 2008 by Silvia Avary-Silveira, Eva Klaudinyova and Anna Schlegel, and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry with thousands of members globally. Its mission is to foster a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry. It aims to provide an open, collaborative forum where women can share expertise and experience and help each other move forward in their careers..Started in the San Francisco Bay Area, WL has expanded its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in other local geographies. To learn more, visit www.womeninlocalization.com or http://www.linkedin.com/groups/WL-Women-in-Localization-911827/about.


Elena Arney, 415-361-0001

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