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Women in Localization - Silicon Valley Chapter - Globalization Lightning Talks

Thursday, 23 August, 2018 6:00PM to 8:00PM


Mozilla - 331 E Evelyn Ave.
Mountain View, CA 94041
United States

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: https://youtu.be/_oUMNycSwck

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

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

Hacking to solve i18n issues
Speakers: Esther Perez and Nirav Trivedi, 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

Speaker bios are here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10TpQohpjlbAWsYd8I41uAQ6JwNNgn4WWX--MlDpUgX8/edit?usp=sharing

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!