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Member Spotlight – Elizabeth Hawkes

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Tell us who you are Elizabeth Hawkes Where around the world are you based? Carmel Valley, CA What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am currently a translation and localization M.A. student at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in my second year. I specialize in Russian-English translation (bidirectionally). After graduation, […]

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Member Spotlight – Cristina Righi

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Tell us who you are I am an Italian native speaker, residing in Los Angeles, and working as an EN/ZH>IT freelance translator. Where around the world are you based? Los Angeles What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I localize video game, IT, mobile app, and website content from English and Chinese to Italian. […]

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Member Spotlight – Elizabeth Butters

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Tell us who you are? Hello Everyone! I’m Elizabeth Butters, working as a Business Development Manager for XTM International, helping LSPs find a great TMS system. I’m also the UK Chapter Sponsorship Manager, and Global Sponsorship Liaison for Women in Localization. I manage Sponsorship for the UK Chapter and liaise between our Chapters and Global […]

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Member Spotlight – Rain Lau

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Tell us who you are? Rain Lau – APAC Geo Manager Where around the world are you based? Los Angeles since 2017. What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am an experienced Global Localization Operations leader in tech and media industries with APAC expertise, currently working for TVT Media. Why did you join […]

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Member Spotlight – Carrie Fischer

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Tell us who you are? I’m a 25-year veteran of the localization industry, currently helping Subway with their Globalization needs. Where around the world are you based? The exciting and bustling city of Boise, Idaho. I have been a remote worker for the past 3 years, as Subway is based in Milford, CT. What do […]

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Member Spotlight – Jennifer Vela-Valido

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Tell us who you are? Jennifer Vela-Valido – Women in Localization UK Chapter Manager Where around the world are you based? London, United Kingdom What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am Localization Vendor Manager at Expedia Group. I have 15+ years of experience in localization, first as a videogames translator, then as […]

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Member Spotlight – Mimi Moore

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Tell us who you are? Mimi Moore – W.L. Program Director, Marketing Content Where around the world are you based? Monterey, California What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am a Content Marketing Manager at SDL. I have 20+ years of experience in localization, mostly project management, account management and sales. This experience […]

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Member Spotlight – Tanya Sapty Prabhu

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Tell us who you are? Tanya Sapty Prabhu, Mentoring Manager Where around the world are you based? Toronto, Canada #WLEC What do you do in the localization/globalization world? I am a client person, technical writer and French to English translator. I founded my own company to produce translations written and proofread for both accuracy, and […]

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Agustina Pioli

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Tell us who you are? Agustina Pioli Where are you based? Córdoba, Argentina #WLAR What do you do in localization/globalization world? I’m one of the Directors of Strategic Accounts at Latamways, a Latin American localization and communications company. I am a Marketing Program Director for W.L. focusing on Community (Global Social Media and Communication). In […]

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Member Spotlight: Valeria Barbero

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Business Director and Program Manager at Mother Tongue Program Director of WL Membership Committee Tell us a bit about yourself and your role as Business Director and Program Manager at Mother Tongue. I grew up in Piemonte, Italy. My hometown is at the border with France up on the Alps, so French has always been […]