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Rising Star 2017 Contest

GALA is delighted to announce the 2017 Rising Star Student Essay Contest winners!

 

Marion Hernandez
Master's student in Translation Studies at the University of Geneva, a program within the European Master’s in Translation network

Sijing Yu
Recently received a Master’s degree in Translation and Localization Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)

 

Each receive a free registration to GALA’s 2017 Language of Business Conference in Amsterdam from 26-29 March and a US$ 1000 travel stipend.

Contest participants wrote essays in response to the following statement: It's not just about language anymore. What traits are needed to be a successful language industry professional? The winning essays will be published on the GALA website at the beginning of March 2017.

Selection Committee

Submissions were judged by the 2017 Rising Star Selection Committee. GALA would like to extend thanks to the committee for their efforts:
Anu Carnegie-Brown (Sandberg Translation Partners, UK), Miguel Sevener (BeatBabel, USA), Tetyana Struk (Linguistic Centre, Ukraine), and Serena Williams (Avantpage, USA).

Participants

The contest was open to localization, translation, and interpreting students worldwide. 35 students submitted essays from 30 different academic programs located in 18 different countries. See the complete list of participating programs here.

 


 

Former Rising Star Winners

2016, New York (USA):

  • Audrey Laporte, Master’s Degree in Intercultural Communication, Public Service Interpreting and Translation, University of Alcalá (Spain) 
  • Yousrane Dramé, Master CAWEB, Université de Strasbourg (France)

2015, Sevilla (Spain):

  • Lina Duparc, Master 1 CAWEB, Université de Strasbourg (France)
  • Leticia Arcos Álvarez, Master’s Degree in Intercultural Communication: Public Service Interpreting and Translation, Universidad de Alcalá (Spain)

2014, Istanbul (Turkey):

  • Miguel Sevener Canals, Master´s Degree in Intercultural Communication, Public Service Interpreting and Translation, Universidad de Alcalá (Spain)
  • Adriana Bucea, Master´s Degree in Intercultural Communication, Public Service Interpreting and Translation, Universidad de Alcalá (Spain)
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