Alolita Sharma

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Alolita Sharma

Unicode Consortium

Biography

Alolita is a board director of the Unicode Consortium which serves a vital role in language standardization and bridging the digital divide. Alolita is also senior manager for internationalization engineering at PayPal. She leads development of i18n tools and infrastructure for globalizing PayPal’s products and content. Previously, she led the i18n/L10n engineering team at Twitter and Wikipedia’s language engineering team supporting more than 300 languages. Alolita contributes actively on open source, language technology projects, multilingual content communities as well as i18n standardization. She holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science and practices diversity with action as a mentor for women in computer science and engineering.

Open Source Bridge 2016

Sessions for this user

* The Rise of Emoji

Emoji is taking over the Web! We will look at how the phenomenon of Emoji has taken the Web by storm, explore how people are using Emoji on their favorite platforms and implications. We will also examine how these online platforms are benefiting from Emoji.
Culture
Alolita Sharma

Open Source Bridge 2015

Sessions for this user

* So how do you reach every person on the planet: Internationalization at Twitter

Twitter is the world’s most popular platform which enables users to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers. In order to fulfill this mission, it has to provide language support for every person seamlessly. This talk will walk through Twitter’s open source language libraries, internationalization and localization standards and technologies.
Chemistry
Alolita Sharma