7 months ago
September 29, 2020
Women in Localization Announces Renewed Sponsorship Agreement with RWS Moravia
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, September 28, 2020. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is excited to announce RWS Moravia has renewed their gold-level sponsorship for 2020.
Women in Localization started offering annual sponsorship packages in 2019, and RWS Moravia quickly jumped at the opportunity to support the organization’s mission to foster a global community for the advancement of women in the localization industry.
Emer Dolan, RWS Moravia Chief Operations Officer said, “We are looking forward to continuing to work together to encourage diversity, support and expand mentoring and education for new professionals and participate in events. We are proud to be affiliated with an organization that supports the vital effort of championing women in the workplace.”
“RWS Moravians have been active in Women in Localization for years now,” said Pavel Soukenik, RWS Moravia Chief Client Acquisition Officer. “We’re committed to Women in Localization because we believe in the power of diversity and the importance of women’s contributions to the industry. What was achieved and our current progress would be impossible without women’s expertise and leadership, and Women in Localization is an important part of that.”
RWS Moravia is a globalization solutions provider enabling companies in IT, retail, ecommerce, life sciences, legal, financial, manufacturing and travel and hospitality industries to enter global markets with high-quality multilingual products and services. RWS Moravia’s solutions include translation, localization, testing, content creation, linguistic quality assurance, interpreting, machine translation deployments, technology consulting, implementation and operations and global digital marketing services. Its parent company, RWS, is headquartered in the UK with over 3,700 employees worldwide and is ranked the fifth largest language service provider (LSP) for 2019 by Common Sense Advisory (CSA).
“RWS Moravia’s continued support for Women in Localization is remarkable! They were our Gold Sponsor for W.L.’s 10th Anniversary Gala event in the Bay Area, they sponsored events held by local chapters around the world and now they are our Gold Sponsor again. We couldn’t be more grateful for their support,” said Silvia Avary-Silveira, Women in Localization Co-Founder and CFO.
Support from Women in Localization’s sponsors will enable the non-profit to grow its infrastructure and global footprint, with funds going towards technology improvements, participation in industry events and educational activities.
“We so appreciate RWS Moravia for their sponsorship and support of Women in Localization,” said Women in Localization President, Loy Searle. “We are able to do what we do because our industry sponsors support us! Thank you!”
If your organization would be interested in supporting Women in Localization, please contact us or check out our sponsorship page. Donations made to W.L. in the US are tax deductible.
About Women in Localization
Women in Localization (W.L.) was founded in 2008 by Silvia Avary-Silveira, Eva Klaudinyova and Anna N. Schlegel, and is the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry with over 5,000 members globally. Its mission is to foster a global community for the advancement of women and the localization industry. It aims to provide an open, collaborative forum where women can share expertise and experience and help each other move forward in their careers. Started in the San Francisco Bay Area, W.L. has expanded its membership to include women across the globe, encouraging members to meet in other local geographies.
To learn more, visit www.womeninlocalization.com.