SAN JOSE, Calif., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Localization, the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry and official partner to GALA, is delighted to offer a mentoring and career development workshop at the upcoming GALA Annual Conference in Amsterdam.
This 90-minute workshop will be hosted by Silvia Avary-Silveira, Co-Founder of Women in Localization, and will provide an introduction to Mentoring followed by small group discussions and hands-on role plays. Collaborating with Silvia will be localization industry veterans Helena Johansson, Stefania Russo and María Jesús de Arriba Díaz who will lead the small groups and practicum. The workshop will demonstrate how mentoring works and what to expect from a mentor-mentee relationship with the goal of helping participants capitalize their career growth in a mindful, structured path for success. Additionally, the workshop will examine careers path options in the localization industry, résumé tips and growth and continuing education strategies to stay relevant in today's competitive landscape.
"The importance of mentorship cannot be understated for the impact it plays on women's careers. Hosting a career development workshop at GALA demonstrates our commitment to fostering equality and developing higher quality professionals for the future of our industry", explains Lynda Roslund, Women in Localization Board Member responsible for Partnerships and Career/Organizational Transitions.
The career development workshop will take place on Tuesday, 28 March, 2017 at 14:00. To attend, please watch for the meeting announcement in the LinkedIn group Women in Localization – Germany Chapter.
About Women in Localization
Women in Localization was founded in 2008 by Silvia Avary, Anna Schlegel and Eva Klaudinyova, and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry with over 2,300 members worldwide. 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 has expanded its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in local geographies. To learn more, visit www.womeninlocalization.com or https://www.linkedin.com/groups/WL-Women-in-Localization-911827/about.
The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is a global, non-profit trade association for the language industry. As a membership organization, we support our member companies and the language sector by creating communities, championing standards, sharing knowledge, and advancing technology.
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