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WLCN – Beijing Braving the Waves

August 15 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ann Lazarus-Barnes: Finding a Mentor

Ann Lazarus-Barnes is the Chief People Officer of Lionbridge, one of the world’s largest and most trusted communications platforms. She leads the development and execution of Lionbridge’s global human resource strategy, including talent management, performance management, employer branding and total rewards. Ann is also responsible for articulating and advancing the company’s people-first mission across our executive leadership team and pride of Lions worldwide.

Prior to Lionbridge, Ann was the Vice President, Human Resources Business Partner at Ascend Learning, where she worked to increase employee engagement and lead key acquisitions. She is recognized by the National Retail Federation with the Silver Award for the most significant contribution to the retail industry, and received Employer of Choice by Executive Female, Diversity, Inc., and the National Retail Federation. Additionally, Ann received Ohio’s 2012 Glass Ceiling Award for her work in the advancement of women. She holds bachelor’s degrees in History and Soviet Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Mimi Hills: Dancing Down the Localization Path

Mimi Hills is director of global information experience at VMware where she manages both localization and technical publication teams. She has also led globalization teams at BlackBerry and Sun Microsystems.
Mimi has a special interest in tools and technology and finding the right solution for the problem to be solved. She comes from the software world with a background in project and engineering management. Mimi is active in the localization industry and is a passionate advocate for the non-English speaking user.


Lily Lee: 自信从容,展现女性风采


Lily Lee is the owner of Real Idea Technologies Limited. With more than 18 years working experience in localization industry, She is a seasoned manager with a focus on quality work and customer satisfaction.

Started her localization career as a translator, she ever worked different roles in the industry including L10n engineer, DTPer, PM, Account Manager, Owner – she has deep and combined knowledge in L10n & G11n.



August 15
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Women in Localization China Beijing