SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Localization (http://womenlocalization.shutterfly.com), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, recently announced their new Board for 2013. The 2013 Board members represent industry leaders in localization who are dedicated to promoting professional development and continuous education for women in the field of translation.
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; Stephanie Gabriel and Liesl Leary will spearhead Social Media; Eva Klaudinyova, co- founder of WIL, will concentrate on Continuing Education; Mary Rosberg and Katell Jentreau will be responsible for Events throughout the year; Allison McDougall will drive Public Relations; and Luciana Vecchi will oversee the Web Presence and contribute to Membership and Education.
"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 delighted to collaborate with this caliber of professional women. Together we will 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 the corporate headquarters of Box.com in Los Altos, California. 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).
About Women in Localization
Women in Localization was founded in 2008 and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry. Its charter is to promote professional development, networking, and continuous education among its rapidly-growing global membership. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area, Women in Localization is currently expanding its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in local geographies. To learn more, visit http://www.linkedin.com/groups/WL-Women-in-Localization or http://womenlocalization.shutterfly.com/.
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SOURCE Women in Localization