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SDL Becomes Largest Sponsor of ‘Women in Localization’ Supporting Diversity across the Translation Industry

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Platinum Sponsorship to Provide Development Opportunities for Women in Localization Maidenhead, UK – September 23, 2019 –SDL (LSE: SDL), a global leader in content creation, translation and delivery, is delighted to announce a landmark platinum sponsorship of Women in Localization, a nonprofit organization that works to provide opportunities for the advancement of women. This marks the largest sponsorship that Women in Localization has received to date and underscores the importance of diversity to the largest players in the localization industry. Women in Localization has 20 chapters and thousands of members worldwide. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2008, […]

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Women in Localization Welcomes Welocalize as Gold Sponsor

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, August 28, 2019.Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is excited to announce that Welocalize, a global leader in multilingual content and data transformation solutions, is a gold-level sponsor. Since the launch of Women in Localization in 2008, Welocalize has been a consistent partner with W.L. sponsoring key initiatives across global chapters. Building a new organization and community starts at a grassroots level, with individuals and supporters volunteering time, expertise, and other resources. The launch of a formal sponsorship program enables W.L. to expand its global impact and establish […]

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Women in Localization Announces Six New Chapter Launches So Far in 2019

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, August 18, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of six (6) new Chapters, expanding from 16 to 22 worldwide chapters so far in 2019. Women in Localization is now active in 15 unique countries. Located in Russia, Eastern Canada, Colorado, Texas, India and Los Angeles, 2019’s new Chapters provide highly sought after networking and educational opportunities for people who work and have an interest in the localization industry. “I’m so excited to announce the opening of these new Chapters,” said Women […]

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Women in Localization Announces New Los Angeles Chapter Launch

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, July 18, 2019. 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 Los Angeles. This will be W.L.’s twenty-second (22nd) Chapter. Leading the Women in Localization Los Angeles (WLLA) chapter is Sue Bolton, Globalization PM Manager at Netflix and Founder of Transformative Visions Life Coaching. She is joined by Kristy Sakai, CEO at Supertext USA, Inc., Nora Snee, Localization Project Manager at Netflix, Marina Ilari, freelance linguist and podcaster, and Nika Allahverdi, Content Marketing Manager at Nimdzi Insights. “I moved […]

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Women in Localization Announces New India Chapter

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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 India. This will be W.L.’s twenty-first (21st) Chapter and first Chapter in India, expanding W.L.’s global reach into 15 unique countries. Leading the Women in Localization India (WLIN) Chapter is Anjali Misra, Engineering Program Manager at NetApp. She is joined by five localization industry veterans: Vidya Ramachandran, Senior Program Manager at Adobe, Madhu Sundaramurthy, Operations Head and Innovation Hub Manager at Summa Linguae Technologies, Sarita Desai, Localization Consultant, Vibha Malhotra, Software Quality Engineering Manager at […]

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Women in Localization Announces Sponsorship Agreement with RWS Moravia

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, June 24, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is excited to announce RWS Moravia as a gold-level sponsor. Women in Localization started offering Annual Sponsorship Packages in 2019, and RWS Moravia quickly jumped at the opportunity to help support the organization’s mission to foster a global community for the advancement of women in the localization industry. RWS Moravia is a globalization solutions provider enabling companies in IT, retail, ecommerce, life sciences, legal, financial, manufacturing and travel and hospitality industries to enter global markets with high-quality multilingual products […]

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Women in Localization Announces New Colorado and Texas Chapters

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, June 6, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.) the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of new Chapters in Texas and Colorado. Texas and Colorado will be W.L.’s nineteenth (19th) and twentieth (20th) Chapters and the first Chapters in these states. Leading the Women in Localization Texas (WLTX) Chapter is 26-year localization industry veteran and owner and CEO of MasterWord, Mila Golovine. The WLTX leadership team will include Eva Ratti, Manager of Localization at Inspired eLearning, Natalia Noland, Translation and Interpretation Program Coordinator at Houston Community College, Leigh […]

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Women in Localization Announce New Eastern Canada Chapter

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, May 8, 2019. 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 Eastern Canada. This will be W.L.’s eighteenth (18th) Chapter, expanding their global reach into fourteen (14) unique countries. Leading the Women in Localization Eastern Canada (WLEC) Chapter as Chapter Manager is Catherine Christaki. Catherine is the Co-Founder of Lingua Greca Translations and the lead Greek translator for Apple’s software and help content. The leadership team will also include Kathrin Bussmann, Ph.D., International Marketing Consultant, Head of Verbaccino and […]

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Women in Localization Announce New Russia Chapter

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, April 19, 2019. 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 Russia. This will be W.L.’s seventeenth (17th) Chapter, expanding their global reach into thirteen (13) unique countries. Irina Rybnikova, Positive Technologies’ Head of User Assistance Department and LocLunch™ Ambassador, will be leading W.L.’s newest Chapter. She will be joined on this journey by four localization industry veterans: Tatyana Rodionova, Julia Bitineva, Tatiana Rudneva and Svetlana Svetova. “We already have representatives from the largest Russian cities in our leadership […]

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LOY SEARLE NAMED 2019 WOMEN IN LOCALIZATION PRESIDENT

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, January 22, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is proud to announce Loy Searle has accepted the role of President effective January 1, 2019. Searle previously held the position of Vice President and will continue serving as a Board Member and sponsoring Education and Mentoring. Searle said, “I love being part of this organization. I think we bring value to women in our industry and this requires a contribution of love and effort from all of us. It can mean each of us serves in different ways […]