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Meet Women in Localization Group At Localization World Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, will be speaking and supporting its membership at Localization World Silicon Valley October 9-11th inSanta Clara, CA.

On Thursday , October 10thSilvia Avary-Silveira from NetApp and Eva Klaudinyova  from VMware, Inc., both Women in Localization Board Members and Founders, will be presenting with Regina Bustamante (Guidewire) on the growing need for companies to have a formal globalization strategy in order to help them capitalize on global growth opportunities and country readiness, evangelize best practices and ensure their companies implement globalization-friendly strategies and processes.

Anna Schlegel, Chairwoman and Founder of Women in Localization, has been collaborating with the organizers of Localization World and a group of peers in the industry to develop a conference program that appeals to everyone in the globalization industry regardless of role or years of industry experience.

“As a member of the Localization World conference planning committee, I am delighted to see Women in Localization members contribute to this key globalization industry event,” states Anna Schlegel, Women in Localization Founder.  “This year’s program is particularly strong, with tracks ranging from Global Business, to Translation Automation and Global Web.”

Women in Localization will also host an informal meeting over lunch for women to network, discuss issues related to women in localization, and meet the Board members. We encourage attendees to stop by our table and find out more about Women in Localization and how we can work together to increase our participation and influence in this rapidly developing industry.  Attendees  will receive a complimentary Bead for Life bracelet, which supports economic opportunities for women in Uganda.

About Women in Localization
Women in Localization was founded in 2008 and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry.  Its charter is to promote professional development, networking, and continuous education among its rapidly-growing global membership. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area, Women in Localization is currently expanding its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in local geographies. To learn more, visit or and  #WomenInL10N

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Allison McDougall, Stephanie Gabriel, Liesl Leary
Women in Localization PR Team


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