Past Chapter EventsResources

Lightning Talks: Hacking to solve i18n issues, right-to-left shenanigans, internships at Facebook, and more

In August, the Silicon Valley chapter of Women in Localization held an event featuring speakers from Facebook, Survey Monkey, Wikimedia Foundation, Oath, and Welocalize, hosted by Mozilla. Each talk was just a few minutes long, but packed with information.

The following speakers and topics were featured at the event:

Data driven localization internships
Speaker: Shweta Sathe, Facebook

Hacking to solve i18n issues
Speakers: Esther Perez and Nirav Trivedi, SurveyMonkey

Right-to-Left Shenanigans: Where BiDi fails us
Speaker: Moriel Schottlender, Wikimedia Foundation

Localization platform at Oath
Speaker: Yuriko Yamasaki, Oath (formerly known as Yahoo!)

Measuring ROI: Getting the most from your localization spend
Speaker: Samantha Reiss, Welocalize

You can read more about the speakers and why they chose to present on these topics here.

See the video of the event below.