Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English

Kayo Wood
Japanese Conference Interpreter

Mountain View, California, United States
Local time: 15:13 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Interpreting, Voiceover (dubbing)
Also works in:
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaEducation / Pedagogy
Environment & EcologyFood & Drink
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersGovernment / Politics
Tourism & TravelHuman Resources
International Org/Dev/CoopManagement
ManufacturingMarketing / Market Research
Real EstateShips, Sailing, Maritime
Translation education Master's degree - Monterey Institute of International Studies
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Aug 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Japanese to English (US State Department)
Japanese to English (Monterey Institute of International Studies)
English to Japanese (Monterey Institute of International Studies)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Kayo is a well-rounded conference interpreter who received her training at MIIS (MA in Conference Interpretation) and has passed the State Department contractor exam (conference level). She has also passed the California Court Interpreter written exam, and is waiting for the Japanese oral exam to be offered.

Through her past work experience she has significant knowledge in general business, marketing, pharmaceutical, utilities, international development, semiconductors and peace issues.

Kayo has interpreted at various events and places including the U.S. Departments (State, Defense, Commerce, Education, Homeland Security, Justice, Transportation, Health and Human Services), Office of the Vice President, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Federal Judicial Center, U.S. Sentencing Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, USPTO, JPO, NASA, NOAA, UN, UNICEF, UNHCR, NPT Review Conference, FDA, PMDA, IRS, USAID, Institute of Medicine, U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional Research Services, PACOM, White Sands Missile Range, Hawaii State Legislature, CSIS, Stimson Center, World Conference for Religions for Peace, Governors’ Global Climate Summit, Expanded Trademark Trilateral Annual Meeting, JETRO Innovation Conference, etc.

Keywords: Japanese, conference, interpreter, State Department, UN, politics, business, marketing, voice-over, environment, usability

Profile last updated
Sep 1, 2013

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