MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, USA, 25 June, 2019. Women in Localization (W.L.), the leading professional organization for women in the localization industry, is delighted to announce the launch of a new Chapter in India. This will be W.L.’s twenty-first (21st) Chapter and first Chapter in India, expanding W.L.’s global reach into 15 unique countries.
Leading the Women in Localization India (WLIN) Chapter is Anjali Misra, Engineering Program Manager at NetApp. She is joined by five localization industry veterans: Vidya Ramachandran, Senior Program Manager at Adobe, Madhu Sundaramurthy, Innovation Hub Manager at Mayflower Language Services (Summa Linguae Technologies), Sarita Desai, Localization Consultant, Vibha Malhotra, Software Quality Engineering Manager at Adobe, and Geeta Tuteja, Senior Lead Software Engineer Globalization at Adobe.
“We are very excited to start a Chapter in India. This was a long-awaited moment,” said Anjali Misra, India Chapter Manager. “India is a hub for language diversity and technology, both crucial aspects in localization.”
The Chapter plans to host events in Bangalore, beginning with their inaugural event from 4:00 – 6:00 pm (IST) on July 12, 2019 at Adobe India Pvt. Ltd. Sponsored by WebDunia, the event will introduce the Chapter’s leadership team and offer networking opportunities.
“There are a good number of women all around India involved or interested in the localization industry and keen on being part of the community,” said Misra. “We will be hosting interesting events where together we can share ideas, knowledge and best practices. Together as a community we can reach greater heights.”
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.