Member since Mar '09

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
Spanish to English
English to Portuguese
English to Spanish

Melissa Mann
*elegant spoken & written communication*

Local time: 09:46 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: English Native in English
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BIO & SERVICES OFFERED: Twenty years of experience in simultaneous (conference), consecutive (meeting) and liaison interpreting as well as in highly nuanced translation of sensitive and specialized documents.

Owner, Arbor Translations. Arbor Translations offers superior translation services for international events ranging in size from small, one-day meetings to multi-day trade fairs in an array of language combinations. Legal hearings, business negotiations, medical conferences, academic symposia, factory and field visits, press conferences and expos are just some of the areas where Arbor Translations has helped clients successfully meet their on-site, multilingual communication needs. We proudly work tirelessly with our clients to design the language, tech and sound solution that best suits each event.

English-speaking native and language lover who has lived in the United States, Mexico and Brazil (current residence). Graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Founder of a successful translations company in Mexico. Avid reader, runner, hiker and nature-lover.

CERTIFIED TRANSLATOR: ATA - American Translators Association (Portuguese>English); ABRATES - Brazilian Translators Association (Portuguese>English); Proz Language Professionals (Spanish>English and Portuguese>English)

VOTING MEMBER: AIIC - International Association of Conference Interpreters;APIC - Brazilian Association of Professional Conference Interpreters; ATA - American Translators Association (Portuguese>English)

MEMBER: SINTRA - Brazilian Translators Union; IAPTI - International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters; AMCHAM CAMPINAS - American Chamber of Commerce in Campinas

SPECIALITIES: Vast and varied interpreting and translating experience complemented by employment in legal, government and literary/academic fields prior to translating.


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