Rising Star Scholarship 2020 Winners Announced

GALA is delighted to announce the winners of the Rising Star Scholarship for 2020: Marián Kabát (Comenius University) and Yuqing Xie (University of Leeds). The winners will be honored at GALA 2021: Bounce Forward. In 2020, we received 14 applications from 10 unique universities.

Rising Star applicants were asked to create an academic conference poster exploring different themes and issues tied to 2020's conference theme: Globalization 4.0. The posters selected demonstrate original, future-oriented thinking. We invite you to review

  • Marián's poster explores the role of localization in the global supply chain product production process
  • Yuqing's poster proposes how a new SaaS platform could increase efficiencies and communication between global teams among the various stakeholders

GALA is grateful for the volunteers and sponsor that support the Rising Star Scholarship. Thank you to our sponsor, BeatBabel. The scholarship entries are reviewed by the Rising Star Scholarship Committee, comprised of GALA member volunteers, led by Alicia Deadrick, GALA’s Membership & Engagement Manager. The 2020 committee includes Burckhardt Rueffer (BeatBabel), Doug Porter (BYU), Edith Bendermacher (NetApp), Gwenola Trystram (Dell Computer Corporation), Oleksandr Bondarenko (Translatel).