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Laura Godfrey

GSA | Washington, DC

Laura Godfrey is the Agency Partnerships and Multilingual Community of Practice lead in USAGov, part of the Technology Transformation Services here at GSA with close to 20 years of experience in the digital space. Prior to working for the U.S. government, she worked for the private and international sectors. Laura has a B.A. in communications from the University of Maryland, advanced classical music studies at the Conservatorio de MÚsica Gilardo Gilardi in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is a member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language.

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Embracing Responsive Design

See how a shift in consumer behavior during the last few years lead to the responsive redesign of and
Aug 20, 2013

What’s In a Name Does Matter

Can you imagine how frustrating and confusing it would be to find several variations of the same agency name on different sites or even different pages or documents on the same site? This is what happens everyday to Spanish-speaking customers accessing the Spanish names of
Jul 01, 2013

Lost in Translation

Automated translation is touted as a one click solution. But is it? From time to time, the listserv lights up with the issue of translating websites into other languages and I’ve seen the interest increase as Web managers struggle to comply with competing mandates to serve their customers. Many Web managers are tasked with installing
Oct 01, 2012

Accessibility Editorial Guidelines for YouTube

USAGov and USAGov en Español (formerly known as use social media to make government information easy for people to find, access, and use. Among the essential tools we use are videos, which we host on and’s YouTube channels.
Aug 01, 2012