TEDWomen 2016 kicks off in San Francisco

Photo: Stacie McChesney / TED

We’re excited to announce that TEDWomen 2016 got underway today at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. 10 TED Translators from eight countries are attending the conference, which will explore the concept of time from various perspectives.

Over lunch today, the translators got acquainted and had a free-form discussion about the TED Translators program. Popular topics included the recruitment of new translators, communication styles within different language communities, and processes to develop smaller language communities while supporting larger ones.

The following TED Translators are representing their language communities at TEDWomen 2016:

Angelika Lueckert Leon  — German, Spanish, English
Claudia SanderBrazilian Portuguese, Spanish, English
Gita Arimanda — Indonesian
Mai Iida — Japanese, English
Maiko Ohta — Japanese
Gosia Grabiszewska Rehfus — Polish, English
Mari Arimitsu — Japanese
Nika Kotnik — Slovenian, English
Sonja Tschannen — German, French, English
Tuya Bat — Mongolian

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