Women in Localization Announces New France Chapter Launch

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 at Adobe. She is joined by Krystelle Daboval, Assistant Manager of Translation and Localization at FM Global, Cindy Yap Newk Pin, Web Localization Manager at Talend, Lydia Mancini, International Experience Manager at Adobe, Angelique Pillal, Project Manager, Text and Data Mining at Proxem and Anna Lis, Freelance Localization Consultant.

“Women in Localization is a unique opportunity to build a tribe of localization professionals in France,” said Chapter Manager Amy Grace O’Brien. “We look forward to sharing our passion and experience and familiarizing our young peers with our sector.”

The Chapter plans to bring together professionals and members in all phases of their careers.

The Chapter’s inaugural event will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Adobe’s office at 112 Avenue Kléber, 75016 Paris. The meeting will feature networking, kickoff activities and an introduction to the Chapter’s leadership team.

Those interested in attending the inaugural event are encouraged to watch the Chapter’s LinkedIn account for registration and sign up information and register to become a member of Women in Localization. The France Chapter can be also found on Twitter and Facebook.

“We are very excited to be launching in Paris and think it’s something that is way overdue,” said O’Brien. “We’ve got a lot to catch up on, so stay tuned!”

About Women in Localization
Women in Localization (W.L.) was founded in 2008 by Silvia Avary-Silveira, Eva Klaudinyova and Anna N. Schlegel, and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry with over 5,000 members globally. Its mission is to foster a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry. It aims to provide an open, collaborative forum where women can share expertise and experience and help each other move forward in their careers. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area, W.L. has expanded its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in other local geographies.
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