The Power of Words: Behind the Scenes of a Humanitarian Language Organization
Thursday, 30 May, 2019
From the recent Cyclone Idai crisis in Mozambique to the ongoing crises in Northeast Nigeria and Bangladesh, your support has helped TWB grow into a global humanitarian non-profit delivering over 20 million life-changing words in the last 12 months alone.
In this webinar, we will give an insight into the day-to-day operations of the organization, and will reveal how TWB’s unique model has evolved over the years into a flexible and scalable organization that is well-equipped to react and respond to the language needs of the world’s most vulnerable populations. We will also reveal how we have developed processes and technology to provide language services and technology in marginalized languages, how we continue to grow and engage a global community of over 28,000 volunteer translators, and how we use a combination of open-source, proprietary and third-party tools to provide a language service offering that meets the diverse demands of more than 100 NGO partners.
Stella is a versatile translation industry expert with a passion for languages and a belief in the power of global communication as a driver for change. With over 15 years of experience in the language service industry, she has held a variety of roles including freelance translator, in-house translator, vendor manager, project manager, key account manager, communication manager and marketing director at a global top 100 language service provider. Currently Stella leads the Language Services Team at Translators without Borders, providing life-changing and potentially life-saving information in a language and format people can understand by leveraging the potential of TWB's community-based model to support NGO partners with their language needs.
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