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Touch the Rainbow!

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It is the end of another week. Here I am sitting at my desk, looking back at my past. With numerous ups and downs in the personal and professional journey, I have arrived at a point where I can clearly see the vivid colors which filled my life. People might look at the traces of […]

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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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What is Terminotics?

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As you can tell by its name, Terminotics is the meeting point of three different disciplines – Terminology, Linguistic Engineering and Computational Linguistics – and it relies on electronic corpora to extract and collect terms. How Terminotics works What is Terminotics in practice? First, we will explore three powerful tools: Terminology management systems Terminology extractors […]

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Women in Localization Announces New Greece Chapter Launch

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, November 17, 2020. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is excited to announce the launch of a new Chapter in Greece. This will be W.L.’s twenty-seventh (27th) chapter. Leading the Women in Localization Greece (WLGR) chapter is Chapter Manager Yota Georgakopoulou from Athena […]

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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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How Can Volunteering with Women in Localization Benefit Your Career?

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Women in Localization (W.L.) has been a high-motivating, career-focused volunteer organization in the localization industry. It plays such an important role that it offers its volunteers great opportunities for learning and experience. This article features Mimi Moore and Jennifer Vela-Valido, who both recognize that they would not hold their current positions if it weren’t for […]