EDUinLOC Africa

Track: Global Toolbox | GTB4 |
Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 5:00am – 8:30am
Held in: Zoom
Ọpẹ́yẹmí Adémólá - SpredC 
Tawanda Nhire Nelson Antonio - TransLab International 
Stephan Cocron - 
Sheriff Issaka - African Languages Lab 
Ricky Kalu - Kalu Media 
Jon Ritzdorf - Procore 
Paul Warambo - CLEAR Global / Translators without Borders
Moderators: Belén Agulló García,
Jan Grodecki,
Peng Wang

In this session, we will focus on building relationships between Africa and other parts of the world in academia. By providing participants with an opportunity to meet and learn from each other, we enhance communication between the stakeholders that are involved in the African translation and localization industry, and to understand the needs and challenges from academia in Africa.


  • Introduction
  • General introductions
  • Presentation: Linguistic Panorama in Southern Africa by Tawanda Nhire
  • Questions to be addressed:
    1. How popular is translation training in Africa?
    2. How popular is language training in Africa?
    3. Are students motivated to be part of our industry? Yes, no, why?
    4. What can we do to promote language/translation training in Africa?
    5. Other related issues
  • Meet the Academics
  • Round table
  • Networking

A scholarship for free attendance is available. If you are interested, please reach out to  and tell us about yourself and why you are interested in this session.

*Note that all LocWorldWide46 Africa attendees receive a 50% discount on Global Toolbox sessions! Just register first for the main conference and you will be sent a discount code.

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