(No webcast, but a video will be posted within a few weeks.)
Nataly Kelly, Chief Research Officer at Common Sense Advisory, will offer insights from the latest translation and localization industry research, and from her new book co-authored with Jost Zetzsche, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World
Free books! The first 30 registrants to arrive at this event will receive a free copy, hot off the press! This giveaway is sponsored by Moravia IT. (Thanks Renato!) You must be preregistered on Meetup to be eligible. Books Inc. of Mountain View will have additional copies for sale at the event.
About the speaker:
Nataly Kelly has worked in the language services industry since 1996 as a certified court interpreter, freelance translator and a member of upper management of some of the world's largest translation and interpreting suppliers, including Language Line Services. She is fluent in Spanish and English, and has also studied French, Italian, German, Arabic and Japanese.
In her work at Common Sense Advisory, Nataly oversees the company's research services. She is responsible for production of the company's research deliverables and acts as the main point of contact for research-related matters. She is also an active participant in various research projects, designing algorithms and data models for the firm's market sizing exercises.
Nataly is a former Fulbright Scholar in Spanish sociolinguistics and has obtained graduate-level education at various universities in Ecuador, Ireland and the United States. She is the author of Telephone Interpreting, the first book ever written on the topic, and Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World.
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