E.g., 06/22/2018
E.g., 06/22/2018

Rising Star Student Contest

The Rising Star Contest is an opportunity for students in translation, localization, and interpreting programs around the world to participate in GALA's annual Language of Business Conference. Two winners are selected annually to receive a free registration and reimbursement for travel/lodging expenses to attend GALA's conference. 

Contest details differ each year. For more information about a specific year's contest, please visit the conference website.


Past Rising Star Winners

2017, Amsterdam (Netherlands):

  • Marion Hernandez, Master's Degree in Translation Studies at the University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Sijing Yu, Master’s Degree in Translation and Localization Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (USA)

2016, New York (USA):

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