Introducing Iulianna van der Lek: New Training and Education Officer CLARIN ERIC

Submitted by Linda Stokman on 22 March 2021

CLARIN is pleased to welcome Iulianna van der Lek as the new Training and Education Officer. Iulianna will work closely with the CLARIN community to develop the CLARIN Training Suite and the Trainer Network. She will collaborate with university lecturers from the humanities and social sciences disciplines to accelerate the further integration of CLARIN into university curricula. In addition, she is coordinating CLARIN's activities in the UPSKILLS project, an ERASMUS+ initiative that aims at upgrading the skills of Linguistics and Language Students.

In the past, Iulianna worked as a terminologist, technical writer and lecturer in Computer-Aided Translation and Terminology Management. Besides teaching, she has experience in optimising and developing training programs for both students and professional translators. Finally, Iulianna has been involved in community projects, such as the development of the Language Technology Wiki, Translation Commons and is a member of the JIAMCATT Liaison Committee at the European Commission. 

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