Women in Localization’s tireless commitment to inclusion and equality is widely recognized among members of the localization industry. The following companies have taken the extra step to support our organization and provide our members and allies with mentorship, career advancement, and educational opportunities.
The Global Sponsors strongly believe that together we can make a difference in the lives of our members and the localization community as a whole – and we are forever grateful for that.
Smartling's LanguageAI™ platform is revolutionizing the translation and localization of the world's digital content. Named as the top translation management system by CSA Research and by users on G2, Smartling harnesses AI and machine learning to enable the automation of workflows, integrates seamlessly with existing tech stacks, and measures and improves translation quality at enterprise scale for a fraction of the cost of traditional translation. Smartling is the platform of choice for hundreds of B2B and B2C brands, including IHG Hotels & Resorts, Shopify, Pinterest, State Farm, British Airways, and Lyft. Smartling is a global team representing 17 countries and headquartered in New York City with an office in Dublin.
Intento enables global companies to translate 20x more on the same budget and makes their customer and employee experience instantly multilingual in 450+ languages through Machine Translation and AI. Intento Enterprise MT Hub augments best-of-breed Custom NMT platforms with source quality improvement, automatic post-editing and translation quality estimation. It integrates with existing software platforms, such as Salesforce, ServiceNow, and Translation Management Systems, to share MT/AI models across the enterprise and improve them based on feedback.
Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For 25 years, we have helped companies connect with their global customers and employees by delivering translation and localization solutions in 350+ languages. Through our world-class platform, we orchestrate a network of passionate experts across the globe who partner with brands to create culturally rich experiences. Relentless in our love of linguistics, we use the best of human and machine intelligence to forge understanding that resonates with our customers’ customers. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 23 countries.
Acclaro is a strategic localization agency that helps the world’s leading companies succeed across cultures. We combine the capabilities of the largest agencies with the collaborative spirit of a smaller firm to take our clients beyond tactical translation to tailored localization solutions that resonate locally and drive growth globally.
RWS is a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content and intellectual property services. Its unique combination of technology and cultural expertise helps clients to grow by ensuring they are understood anywhere, in any language. Clients include 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies,’ and almost all of the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L).
MasterWord is the fastest growing woman-owned Language Service Provider (LSP) in the world, regularly delivering translation, localization, interpretation, training and assessments, and other services to hundreds of organizations in over 250 languages. Having spent the last 30 years growing the reach and impact of Fortune 500 companies and public institutions across energy and engineering, healthcare, life sciences, government, technology, insurance, finance, and education, Houston-based MasterWord ranks as one of the "Top 15 Largest LSPs in North America," and one of the "Top 50 Largest LSPs Worldwide.
Vistatec has been supporting some of the world’s most iconic brands to optimize their global commercial potential since 1997. Vistatec is one of the world’s leading global content solutions providers headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with offices in Mountain View, California, USA.
Welocalize enables brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services for 250+ languages with a network of over 250,000 in-country linguists. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize specializes in training datasets to power multilingual AI-enabled solutions such as chatbots and voice assistants.
Acolad is the global leader in content and language solutions. Its mission is to support companies in every industry to scale across markets and enable growth through cutting-edge technology and localization expertise. Established in 1993, the group is present in 25 countries across Europe, North America and Asia, with over 2.500 employees supported by a network of +20.000 linguists around the world.
BLEND is a leading, end-to-end localization platform that removes cross-border barriers for global revenue growth. Delivering complex, continuous at scale, BLEND harnesses an AI-powered tech stack and a global community of language experts and voice actors to help top brands and startups stand out worldwide. Alongside its enterprise-grade, managed localization platform, BLEND also provides self-service, on-demand translation services via BLEND Express. Through BLEND Voice, full-service voice recording and multimedia localization services, including custom AI voice development, subtitling, and dubbing, are available for entertainment, gaming, and corporate projects of all types. Founded in 2008, BLEND is a privately-held company with offices in Tel Aviv, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Kyiv, and Bucharest. For more information, visit getblend.com.