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An Eventful 2019 Leads to a Busy 2020

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Happy New Year! I hope your 2020 is off to a good start. For Women in Localization, 2020 is off to a busy beginning with many plans in the works for this new year. Our busy January follows up on an amazing 2019, both for the organization and for me personally, with the start of […]

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Women in Localization Announces New France Chapter Launch

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, December 17, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Chapter in France. This will be W.L.’s twenty-third (23rd) chapter. Leading the Women in Localization France (WLFR) Chapter is Amy Grace O’Brien, Language Intelligence Manager […]

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WHY LOCALIZATION IS KEY TO GLOBAL MARKETING

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More than 50% of online shoppers purchase from a company located outside of their home country. The marketing and selling of products beyond borders is a reality that even the smallest e-commerce company can benefit from. This is all possible because of constantly evolving technology. International markets that were previously inaccessible can now be engaged […]

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An Introduction to Subtitling

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SUBTITLING Subtitling is the process of translating spoken dialogue into written text on the screen. It is a type of audiovisual translation, with its own set of rules and guidelines. Uncle Tom’s Cabin was the first movie to be subtitled in the year 1903. In those days subtitles were known as intertitles. But after the […]

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Demystifying Global E-commerce

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On October 4th 2018 Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI) kindly sponsored and hosted our W.L. UK Quarter Three event in their beautiful new offices in central London. The topic was global e-commerce, from the viewpoint of our three fabulous guest speakers, presented in a relaxed and informal environment where we could meet fellow women […]

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Women in Localization 10th Anniversary Gala an Opportunity to Give Back

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SUNNYVALE, California, USA, November 13, 2018. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is thrilled to announce their 10th Anniversary as an organization dedicated to supporting Women in Localization. They celebrated their anniversary by giving back to Translators Without Borders and inspirational wisdom from Silicon Valley leaders, Anna Yen […]