Past Meetup

Globalization Lightning Talks and 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

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Globalization lightning talks are back! Come hear your fellow women in localization speak about their experience in bite-sized lightning talks! Last year, we had a lot of fun:

This year, we will have friends from Facebook, SurveyMonkey, Uber, Oath (formerly known as Yahoo!), Wikimedia and Welocalize presenting.

We will also be celebrating the W.L. 10 year Anniversary. Please come and join us!

Topics and Speakers are:
Data driven localization internships
Speaker Shweta Sathe, Facebook

Hacking to solve internationalization issues
Speakers: Esther Perez and Michele Carlson, SurveyMonkey

Right-to-Left Shenanigans: Where BiDi fails us
Speaker: Moriel Schottlender, Wikimedia Foundation

Localization platform at Oath
Speaker: Yuriko Yamasaki, Oath (formerly known as Yahoo!)

Measuring ROI: Getting the most from your localization spend
Speaker: Samantha Reiss, Welocalize

Localization express delivery
Speakers: Xuanzi Han and Greta Shi, Uber

Speaker bios are here:

Event schedule
6:00 - 6:30 - Networking
6:30 - 6:45 - Introductions
6:45 - 7:45 - Globalization lightning talks and Q&A. Each lightning talk will last only a few minutes but will be packed with insights
7:45 - 8:00 - Wrap up

Special thanks to Peiying Mo and Mozilla for hosting; and thank you to Moravia for sponsoring this event! We wouldn't be able to do it without you!

If you are a presenter, host, or attendee, you may be photographed and/or filmed and/or recorded for promotional purposes of Women in Localization (W.L.). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the chapter manager. W.L. may use the photograph/video/audio in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by W.L. including but not limited to: social media, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, websites, etc.