MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, January 29, 2020. 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 Italy. This will be W.L.’s twenty-fourth (24th) chapter.
Leading the Women in Localization Italy (WLIT) chapter is Chapter Manager Noemi Clark Piva from Athena Parthenos. She is joined by Daniela D’Amato from Creative Words, Alessandra Zampieri from Bat Group, Alessandra Gobbi from NetApp, Stella Paris from Translators without Borders and freelance translator Sara Pisano.
“This chapter will offer new and experienced language professionals an opportunity to exchange experiences, build relationships and inspire all the amazing women working in the localization industry in Italy,” said Chapter Manager Noemi Clark Piva.
“Learning from each other’s experiences is a great tool for growth,” said Clark Piva. “One of the main pillars on which we want to build our chapter is creating a mentoring program. ‘Stronger together’ is our motto!”
The Chapter’s inaugural event will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Way2global’s office at Via Padre R. Giuliani, 10/A in Milan. The meeting will be a networking event and will also include a presentation of the organization and an introduction to the Chapter’s leadership team.
Those interested in attending the inaugural event are encouraged to sign up on Eventbrite and register to become a member of Women in Localization. The Italy Chapter can be also found on LinkedIn,Twitter and Facebook.
“We are excited to launch the new Italian chapter of Women in Localization in Italy,” said Noemi Clark Piva. “Everyone is invited to join us for a pleasant evening among industry peers while enjoying an Italian Aperitivo.”
With this new chapter, Chapter Manager Noemi Clark Piva looks forward to expanding the community of localization professionals in Italy.
“There are countless incredible women in the Italian localization landscape, but they are often in the shadows. It is now time to make their voices heard and Women in Localization will play a key role in that process.”
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.