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GALA Announces 2015 Rising Star Contest Winners


Monday, 9 February, 2015

Students Receive Free Pass to Annual Conference in Sevilla, Spain

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) today announced the two winners of their 2015 Rising Star Video Contest: Lina Duparc, a student in the Master CAWEB Program at University Strasbourg (France) and Leticia Arcos Álvarez, a Master’s student in Intercultural Communication at the University of Alcalá (Spain), a program within the European Masters in Translation network of the European Union’s Directorate-General for Translation.

The students will receive free registration to GALA’s 2015 Language of Business Conference in Sevilla, Spain on 22-25 March. At the conference, the students will have opportunities to network with industry companies from around the world and attend sessions on cutting-edge developments in the language industry.

"We are delighted to be able to provide these valuable networking and learning experiences for students to help them begin their careers in the language industry," said GALA’s Executive Director Laura Brandon, "GALA is dedicated to supporting the development of top-level talent for our growing and changing industry."

About GALA

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is the world's leading trade association for the language industry with over 400 member companies in more than 50 countries. As a non-profit organization, we provide resources, education, advocacy, and research for thousands of global companies. For more information: www.gala-global.org.

About the Language of Business Conference

GALA conferences provide a candid, collaborative environment for the industry’s thought-leaders, innovators, and influencers to discuss opportunities and challenges facing our industry. GALA strives to provide a balanced mix of professional development and meaningful networking. GALA conferences are defined by an open, community feel that is conducive to knowledge-sharing and lively discussion. Learn more: www.gala-global.org/conference.

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