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Member Spotlight – Katerina Burgess

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Tell us who you are Katerina Burgess Where around the world are you based? UK What do you do in the localization/globalization world? CEO of Eurasian Linguistics, specialist legal and financial translation LSP Why did you join this amazing community? To hear and be heard What would you say is the greatest challenge facing our […]

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Member Spotlight – Vidya Ramachandran

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Tell us who you are Vidya Ramachandran Where around the world are you based? New Delhi, India What do you do in the localization/globalization world? As a Senior Program Manager for Globalization at Adobe, I ensure that Adobe’s world class products are localized and available across geographies to users. As part of the engineering team […]

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Best Practices for Maintaining a Good Client-Vendor Relationship

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The client-vendor relationship is a mutually beneficial one. Or at least if they’re well nurtured they should be. Outsourcing work is pretty common in the language industry, helping companies to save substantial capital and training time, without the need to  manage specialized personnel. However, in many cases, what is designed to relieve the client can […]

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Member Spotlight – Gabriela Acosta

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Tell us who you are Gabriela Acosta. Currently, Social Media Manager for the WL Argentina Chapter. Where around the world are you based? Buenos Aires, Argentina What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am a Freelance Linguist, in the Spanish-English-Portuguese pairs, working sometimes as a solo translator, and sometimes with a team of […]

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Three Years with Women in Localization: Why volunteering is crucial to personal and professional development

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In December, LinkedIn kept reminding me that I am celebrating three years as a volunteer in the marketing department of Women in Localization. This started me on a nostalgic visit with our relationship, one of mostly love and dedication with a kindhearted and generous partner. I started working in localization in February 2017, after the […]