In this episode of Globally Speaking, we sit down with localization analyst Priscila Mello who highlights the value of translation when operating on a global scale. She also touches on the importance of understanding language intricacies when creating open, effective lines of communication with international clients. And lastly, she discusses her career path as a lifelong language teacher and student.
Listen in for all of this and more!
Born and raised in the Brazilian countryside, Priscila Mello began her professional life as a teacher. She spent the better part of 20 years utilizing her knowledge of English and Portuguese literature to educate a wide variety of students. Through dedication and commitment, she worked her way up to become Senior Localization Analyst for a large hotel chain. In this position, she oversaw localization efforts across EMEA regions. Priscila has a Bachelor’s degree in English or Portuguese as a Second or Foreign Language and is a Certified ScrumMaster.
Cody Carlson is a Business Development Manager at RWS. Though relatively new to the industry, he is an expert when it comes to creating opportunities that facilitate business growth. His role involves actively building strategic relationships with clients who are seeking solutions for their globalization strategy challenges.
Cody’s outgoing personality has enabled him to excel at his job and build some great industry friendships in the process. Outside of work, he mostly splits his downtime between exploring the great outdoors with his wife and a healthy dose of online gaming.