May NCTA General Meeting - Guest Speaker Anna N. Schlegel


12:30 p.m.: Orientation for New Members
New members and anyone who wants to know more about NCTA are invited to join the New Member Orientation.

1:00 p.m.: Networking
Come meet and network with fellow translators and interpreters to learn more about the association.

1:30 p.m.: NCTA Business

2:00 p.m - 3:15: Anna N. Schlegel - Truly Global, Women in Localization and how linguists fit in the corporate globalization market

We are honored to have ANNA N SCHLEGEL as our featured guest speaker. Born in Catalunya, Anna is the co-founder of Kenya’s “Imagine Educating Everyone” and “Women in Localization”, which was started in California. She has led globalization teams for over twenty years with large enterprises including Cisco, VMware, Xerox, and NetApp and for two localization vendors as the CEO and general manager. Her work has been published in many research forums, such as,,, and Anna is a respected leader in the globalization community and delivers lectures, webinars, keynotes and roundtables at universities, corporations, and other international organizations. She lives with her family in Santa Clara, California. You can follow her @annapapallona on Twitter.

3:15 p.m.: Networking

Refreshments will be served at the end of the meeting, and there will be an opportunity for networking.

When: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Plus: New Member Orientation from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Golden Gate University, Room 3214, 536 Mission St. (between 1st and 2nd), San Francisco

Transportation and Parking: Muni rail lines J, K, L, M, N, S or F; MUNI street cars and buses 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 14, 21, 31, 38, 41, or 71. BART: Montgomery station.
Transportation to/from Sacramento (inexpensive, non-stop, express bus service): Megabus