Licia Corbolante

Licia Corbolante is an Italian terminologist and localization specialist. Terminologia etc. is her personal blog on terminology, translation, localization and anything language-related that attracts her attention. It is currently available only in Italian.


Licia Corbolante holds a degree in translation from the University of Trieste, Italy, and a diploma of advanced studies in applied linguistics and marketing from the University of Salford, UK; she also did further studies in computational linguistics at Dublin City University, Ireland.

She has been working in the localization field since the early 90s, mainly at Microsoft, where she was instrumental in defining Italian localization standards, developing target language processes and driving best practices across languages. Until recently she was Senior Italian Terminologist with Microsoft Language Excellence, an international team of terminologists and language specialists responsible for maintaining a multilingual, concept-oriented terminology database and supporting Microsoft product teams and localization service providers (for additional information, see the outline of her presentation Working with terminology at Microsoft at tcworld 2008).

She currently works as an independent terminologist and localization specialist and she is based in Milan, Italy.

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