Working languages:
Russian to English
English to Russian
French to English

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Marina Khonina
Consultant. Conference interpreter.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Local time: 18:23 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: Russian (Variant: Standard-Russia) Native in Russian, English Native in English
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Services Interpreting, Operations management, Vendor management, Project management, Training, Software localization, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Voiceover (dubbing), MT post-editing, Translation
Specializes in:
LinguisticsInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 4,968
Project History 56 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers    3 positive feedback from colleagues

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Glossaries Development, Lighting Design, Promotion de la santé (OMS), Refugees, Religion, Reproductive Health, Sociology, WHO Health Promotion Glossary (French-Russian)
Translation education Bachelor's degree - American University of Central Asia
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Jan 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (American University of Central Asia, verified)
Russian to English (American University of Central Asia, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Marina Khonina endorses's Professional Guidelines.


  • Translation quality assurance and translator/vendor management.
  • Working in translation and localization since 2001.
  • Former conference interpreter with international organizations.
  • Fully bilingual in English and Russian.


Translation Quality Specialist, Translators without Borders. August 2018 - May 2019. 

Translation Quality and Community Manager, Translators without Borders. May 2017 - August 2018. 

Translation Project Manager, Translators without Borders. January - April 2017. 

Simultaneous Interpreter. August 2008 - December 2016. Istanbul, Turkey. 

  • English (A), Russian (A), French (C).
  • Interpreted at international conferences for the UN Secretariat, FAO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO, the World Bank.
  • Senior broadcast interpreter for TRT World (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation).

Translation Quality Lead. Senior Translator Coordinator, Gengo. May 2013 - October 2014. Tokyo, Japan.

Managing Translator, Gengo. February 2011 - April 2013. 

Russian Translator and Interpreter. January 2001 - April 2013. Multiple locations.

Additional Information

  • University degree in Translation and Interpretation. BA (Honors) in Sociology. MA candidate in Sociology (Simon Fraser University).
  • Lived and worked in North America, Central Asia, Turkey, and Japan.
  • For full career history, please connect with me on LinkedIn.
Keywords: Russian interpreter, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, conference interpreter, translation quality, quality manager, translation coordinator, project manager, language analyst, community manager, translation QA, Russian transcription, синхронный переводчик, Ванкувер, Канада Марина Хонина

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