Women that Rock

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 […]

Women that Rock

Three Successful Woman-led Projects: Empowering Women and Bettering the World

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Equal opportunity for women in the localization industry can be advanced by talking more about women-led localization successes. By putting women’s projects in the limelight, we celebrate achievements that may be otherwise overshadowed. This profile introduces you to three successful women in localization, their proudest moments and some key lessons. Ida Tin, Clue When we […]

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Olga Beregovaya: An Expat Journey to Success

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We are all tired of the stream of information found online at the moment: the pandemic, working from home tips, the gazillion online courses you’ll never take or recipes you’ll never cook. Honestly, I find that frustrating and it makes me feel burned-out. During such tough times we need some solace. I decided to find […]

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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 […]

Personal & Professional Wisdom

Letter to my 21-Year-Old Self

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Read the final letter of our three-part series where three localization industry insiders examine where they are today, look back on their decisions and offer advice to their 21-year-old self. Dear Younger Carolina, Right now, you are backpacking in Europe, unaware of the challenges and adventures that lay ahead. You are far from your homeland […]

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Letter to my 21-Year-Old Self

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Join us for part one of our three-part series where three localization industry insiders examine where they are today, look back on their decisions and offer advice to their 21-year-old self. Dear 21-year-old Kathy,   I’m writing to you on a Sunday night at home on the couch, next to your 6-month-old puppy. We’ve been […]

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Job Hunting? Top Advice from Localization Recruiters

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This time of year many people’s thoughts turn to job hunting. Experienced candidates may be considering a change, perhaps to a position with more responsibility, better pay or new challenges. Graduating students are also thinking about their first job, especially in this now uncertain job market. While this year is undoubtedly different due to the […]