12 months ago
June 26, 2019
Women in Localization Announces Sponsorship Agreement with RWS Moravia
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, June 24, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is excited to announce RWS Moravia as a gold-level sponsor.
Women in Localization started offering Annual Sponsorship Packages in 2019, and RWS Moravia quickly jumped at the opportunity to help support the organization’s mission to foster a global community for the advancement of women in the localization industry.
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, language quality, machine translation implementations, technology consulting and global digital marketing services. Its parent company, RWS, is headquartered in the UK with over 2,500 employees worldwide, and is ranked the fifth largest language service provider (LSP) for 2018 by Common Sense Advisory (CSA).
“RWS Moravians have been active in Women in Localization for years now and recently decided to support further and be a Gold Sponsor,” said Pavel Soukenik, RWS Moravia Chief Client Acquisition Officer. “We’re committed to the organization because we believe in the power of diversity and the importance of women’s contributions to the industry. The industry as a whole is made better because of women’s knowledge and expertise in localization.”
“RWS Moravia’s continued support for Women in Localization is remarkable! They were our Gold Sponsor last year for W.L.’s 10thAnniversary 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 our sponsor RWS Moravia for their support of Women in Localization,” said Loy Searle, Women in Localization President. “We are able to do what we do because our industry sponsors support us! Thank you!”
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.