900-Member Globalization Professional Organization welcomes new Board and introduces
San Francisco, CA – March 06, 2013 – Women in Localization, the leading professional
organization for women in the localization industry, today announced their new Board
Anna N Schlegel, one of the original founders of Women in Localization, has been
appointed Chairwoman and will guide the overall mission of the organization.
Contributing in leadership roles will be Silvia Avary, co-founder of the organization, who
will focus on Membership expansion.
Eva Klaudinyova, co- founder of WIL, will concentrate on Continuing Education.
Luciana Vecchi is responsible for Mentorship programs and WL Online Presence.
Mary Rosberg and Katell Jentreau will be responsible for Events throughout
Stephanie Gabriel and Liesl Leary will spearhead Social Media.
Allison McDougall will drive Public Relations.
“Together, these women have more than 110 years’ of experience in localization and
global content strategy. Our Board represents companies on the client as well as the
agency side, and we each bring a different strength to Women in Localization,” said
Anna Schlegel, Chairwoman and Director of Globalization Strategy at NetApp. “I’m
excited to collaborate with this caliber of professional women, and together, serve the
broader membership, from the new industry professional to the most seasoned.”
The next Women in Localization meeting will take place Thursday, April 7 at Box.com.
The meeting will feature an opportunity for networking and a panel discussion regarding
“Successful Machine Translation Case Studies.” More information about the meeting
can be found on our LinkedIn site (W.L. Women in Localization).