Working languages:
English to Russian
English to Ukrainian
Ukrainian to English

Natalia Klimova
15 years of experience, BA in Economics

Maine, United States
Local time: 14:59 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian, Ukrainian Native in Ukrainian
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
EconomicsFinance (general)
Environment & EcologyEnergy / Power Generation
Business/Commerce (general)International Org/Dev/Coop
Education / Pedagogy

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 103, Questions answered: 49, Questions asked: 2
Project History 4 projects entered    2 positive feedback from outsourcers
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Volume: 3 days
Completed: Apr 2010
Interpreting for Grand Jury in Federal Court

Law (general)
Unlisted info:  She was great!

Volume: 5 days
Completed: Feb 2010
Interpreting for Open World Accountable Governance Program

Interpreting for a group of local and provincial government officials from Russia who had a series of meetings with their counterparts in municipal and state government in the US. Topics included elections, urban planning and zoning, budgeting and taxes, municipal services, etc.

Government / Politics
Unlisted info:  Natalia was an outstanding interpreter to work with! She not only excelled during our professional appointments, but constantly went above and beyond (both in scope and time) what we asked of her to ensure that our OW delegation had a great experience.

Volume: 12 days
Completed: Feb 2010
Interpreting for Legal Socialization Program

Interpreting for a delegation of senior ranking police officers and educators from Georgia, at a series of meetings at schools, police departments, juvenile rehabilitation center, correctional facility, restorative justice center, etc.

Law (general), International Org/Dev/Coop
 No comment.

Volume: 15 days
Completed: Feb 2009
Interpreting for Energy Efficiency in Social Sector Program

Interpreting at a series of meetings between utility managers, construction business owners and Dept of Energy officials from Kyrgyzstan and their counterparts in the US on topics of energy efficiency.

Business/Commerce (general), Construction / Civil Engineering, Energy / Power Generation
 No comment.

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Business, Environment, Finance, Law, Medicine, Natalia´s Glossary
Translation education Master's degree - Kiev State Linguistic University
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at May 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English (Kiev State Linguistic University, verified)
Russian (Kiev State Linguistic University, verified)
Ukrainian (Kiev State Linguistic University, verified)
English to Russian (Kiev State Linguistic University)
English to Ukrainian (Kiev State Linguistic University)

Memberships ATA, NETA
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Professional practices Natalia Klimova endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
- MA in English and French, BA in Economics

- Native Russian and Ukrainian
- Near native English

Main areas of specialization: international cooperation, business, finance, energy sector (regulation, utilities, tariffs, hydropower, non-conventional power sources, coal), environment, waste disposal, healthcare.

Grew up and received my education in Ukraine, in bilingual (Russian and Ukrainian) environment; have lived in the US for 10 years. 15 years of interpreting and translation experience from English into Russian and Ukrainian, which includes interpretation for a number of professional programs sponsored by the State Department and USAID. Great understanding of business practices in both countries - I worked as an interpreter, translator and financial analyst for American and British consulting companies serving various subsectors of energy industry in Ukraine, and interacted with numerous organizations, companies and governmental agencies in the course of professional programs in the US.

I interpreted for the following professional programs sponsored by the State Dept/ USAID:
- Accountable Governance, Feb 2010
- Legal Socialization in Georgia, Jan 2010
- Energy Efficiency in Social Sector, Oct 2009
- Partnerships in Environmental Protection, Sept 2009
- Infection Control and Blood Safety, June 2009
- Rehabilitation and Independent Living, Sept 2008
- Integration and Disability Rights, Aug 2008
- Historical and Cultural Preservation, Jul 2008
- Nature Conservation and Resource Management, June 2008
- Volunteers and Volunteer Movement, April 2008
- Raising Effectiveness of School Boards, Sept 2007
- Assistance to Vulnerable Families through Independent Media in Ukraine, May 2007
- Theatre Arts Program for Participants from Uzbekistan, June 2005
- Tourism Development in Armenia, March 2005
- Ukrainian Education Leadership Program, Feb 2004
- Ukrainian NGO Program, Oct-Nov 2003
- Industrial Pollution Program for Participants from Kazakhstan, Aug 2003
- Anti-Smoking and Alcohol/Substance Abuse Training Program for Participants from Central Asia, June 2003
- Russia Youth Advocacy Program, Jan – Feb 2003
- Urban Development Program for Participants from Russia, Oct 2002

Some other major translation or interpreting projects include:

Translation of a technical proposal for implementing the Wholesale Electricity Market in Ukraine, Nov 2006
Translation of materials from and into Ukrainian for a reporter from The Boston Globe on stem cell use in Ukraine: Aug 2004
Translation and editing of the Hydro Development Project presentation materials, as well as providing interpretation during the presentation to the UK Department for International Development: London, Oct 99
Translation and interpretation of the Financial Management course presented by a team of British consultants to a group of Ukrainian experts: Edinburgh, Oct 99
Translation of the materials for, and interpretation during the workshop on the British model of the coal sector restructuring, held by the British consultants from IMC, Ltd. for the Ukrainian Ministry of Coal officials: Kiev, Feb 99
Translation of the informational brochure about the UN (as a part of the informational campaign it was disseminated throughout Ukraine) for the UN office in Kiev: Kiev, March 98
Interpretation of Ingmar Bergman’s films at the International Film Festival in Ukraine: Kiev, Oct 95.
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Total pts earned: 103
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian72
Russian to English15
English to Ukrainian8
Ukrainian to English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)12
Construction / Civil Engineering12
Environment & Ecology8
Finance (general)8
Government / Politics8
Law (general)8
Energy / Power Generation4
Pts in 9 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects4
With client feedback2
100% positive (2 entries)

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Language pairs
Specialty fields
Law (general)2
Energy / Power Generation1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Government / Politics1
Business/Commerce (general)1
Other fields
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