The Interpreter Life

Gosh, I love my job! A phone call one day, in the middle of the Midwest, to ask if I would accept an interpreting assignment, changed my life. This was not an unplanned baby; I had studied languages, translation and history for years, preparing to become an interpreter, I just never thought it would happen now that I’d moved to Iowa.

Fast forward almost a decade; I am now a fully certified court interpreter label and a trained and highly experienced medical interpreter as well. I have created curriculum to train interpreters of all levels.

I fully appreciate the difference between “bilingual” and “interpreter” and one of my goals is to help interpreters reach a new level of professional standards. Our present and our future lies in coming together and working toward a common goal of doing what needs to be done to create better conditions for our clients, reach higher in our standards, and continually improve our skills.

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