Past Meetup

Special Event: An Evening with Translators without Borders

This Meetup is past

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Price: $10.00 /per person
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Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the translation and localization industry's leading humanitarian organization! (

Translators without Borders ( board members, advisors, and staff from around the world will join us once again for this special evening, including Program Director Rebecca Petras (Amsterdam), board chairman Andrew Bredenkamp (Acrolinx, Switzerland), plus board members Renato Beninatto (Moravia, Brno, CR), Val Swisher (Content Rules), Salvo Giammarresi (PayPal), Iris Orriss (Facebook), Donna Parrish (Multilingual), and others.

Master of Ceremonies:
Scott Abel, "The Content Wrangler"

Andrew Bredenkamp, Chairman of the Board, Translators without Borders, and Chairman and Founder, Acrolinx,
Alolita Sharma, senior i18n, L10n, & NLP engineering manager at Twitter, previously with Wikimedia, and board member of the Software Freedom Law Center, the Open Source Initiative, and the Commons Initiative,
Paul Warambo, translator, Translators without Borders Kenya, via special video link,
and others we hope to confirm soon!

Hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine will be served.* The evening will also feature a silent auction for several items, including an Xbox One, a FitBit, a Sonoma vacation, advertising, conference passes, and more, donated by Common Sense Advisory, Don Plumley, Val and Greg Swisher, Diane Wagner, Tim and Rebecca Petras, Welocalize, Multilingual Computing, and the Localization Institute.

The entrance fee of $10 for members and non-members will be donated to Translators without Borders. You can RSVP for yourself and any guests via Meetup with a debit card, credit card, or PayPal account. Credit cards, cash, and checks will also be accepted at the event, and donation receipts will be available from Translators without Borders upon request.

Many thanks to:
Salvo Giammarresi and PayPal for hosting, and
Renato Beninatto and Moravia IT for sponsoring the drinks!*

This is a fundraiser for the language industry's charity. Additional donations are welcome! Translators without Borders is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization.

*Please drink responsibly, and arrange alternate transportation if necessary.