Welcome to Global Linguist Solutions, LLC (GLS).

GLS exists to help Customers around the world to understand their operating environment, to
communicate effectively, and to achieve their international goals.

Language Services

Interpretation, translation, transcription, and language training

Cross-Cultural Consulting

Cultural advisors, Business Sherpa, expatriate preparation, and immersion training

Global Business Consulting

Analysis, decision support, strategy, business development, new market entry, and risk management

Our Stories

  • Malal Loynab

    Culture is one of the most powerful forces as it’s significant to how we see and understand the world around us, and how we express ourselves. Malal’s family was granted political asylum allowing them to immigrate to the U.S. in the early 1970s. Her parents began their new life as

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  • Kutaiba Majeed

    Kutaiba has a rather interesting story. Born in Iraq, he joined the Iraqi Army in 1984. He attended the Iraqi Military College in Baghdad, in 1985 was sent to India to study at the Indian Military Academy. Being good at basketball, Kutaiba played on teams representing his school, town, governorate,

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What We Do

GLS provides customers with Understanding on three levels based on our skills in languages, cultural understanding, and regional expertise: Level 1 – What was/is being said (interpretation, translation, and transcription); Level 2 – The cultural context (cultural advisors and cross-cultural consulting) Level 3 – The Big Picture (historical, political, economic, religious, business, and regional context

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Latest news

GLS currently operates in 36 languages and dialects in over 20 countries.

GLS Staff Recognized for a Job Well Done

March 14, 2016

Kosovo Some people go to work in offices every day while others have their work environment change daily. For many members of the U.S. Armed Forces, work includes being

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GLS Employees Recognized in the Middle East

March 24, 2016

GLS employee Shirif Shadad works as an Arabic linguist for the CJ32 Force Protection Section within the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in Egypt. He was recently recognized for

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Our Blog

Please join our discussion on Language, Cultural Understanding, and Regional Dynamics.

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Cultural Competence

“The importance of Cultural Competence in business or operational effectiveness increases proportionally as an organization evolves into a global enterprise. Developing Cultural Competence can be accomplished in four phases.”

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Linguist Challenge with Neutrality

Neutrality is vital concept for humanitarian, international and peacekeeping missions. Neutrality is also an integral part of the professional ethics of an interpreter/translator, a “linguist” in the parlance of

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Our Partners

We partner with a variety of small and large businesses, professional associations, and academic
institutions to provide the best possible solutions for our Customers.