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Italian to English

Martina Fattori

Viterbo, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Local time: 13:47 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Project management, Operations management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Human ResourcesLaw (general)
LinguisticsLaw: Taxation & Customs

Translation education Master's degree - Middlesex University, London
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2017.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, WinCaps, SDL TRADOS
About me
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Translator, Project EVI-MED - Constructing an evidence base of contemporary Mediterranean
migrations, funded by EU, 01/2017 to Present
Translating interviews on the Mediterranean ‘migration crisis’ from Italian into English to make these
swiftly available to policymakers, practitioners and the research community

Freelancer, Translator and Interpreter, 09/2013 to Present
- Freelance translator (from English into Italian and from Italian into English) of legal, economic,
literary documents
- Working as freelance translator and proof-reader of tourism and culture-related content for
documents and websites, such as tours, itineraries, events along with localization tasks aimed to
support companies marketing strategy
- Writing, editing and translating texts for the web documentaries (Next New Media)

Tour Leader, Overseas Adventure Travel/ Grand Circle, 07/14 to Present
- Coaching New Tour Leaders and/or Tour Leaders that need to improve their performances on the
road
- New Tour Leaders hiring and coaching
- Leading Small Groups of American Travelers, organizing and customizing the free time
- Dealing with suppliers
- Problem and emergencies solving
- Translation of tourism materials and consecutive interpreting in English and Italian

Corporations Screening Consultant at ActionAid International Italia Onlus, 03/2010 to 12/2013
- External Consultant in charge of the ethical M&E of business practices of profit and non-profit
entities in order to identify whether Human Rights, Worker and Environmental Rights are met. The
research is carried out by the Policy and Lobby Unit, in collaboration with the High Value and
Partnership Unit, and it is aimed at identifying suitable opportunities of the partnership between
ActionAid and the subjects analyzed through a risk assessment-based screening system. The job
implies the writing of Thematic Reports.

- Translation of documents of conventions and conferences and the 336 pages Manual “Human Rights
Based Approach Manual”, still used by the NGO all over the world
Institutional Affairs Officer, Fondazione CON IL SUD, Permanent Contract, 01/2012 to 12/2013
- Preparation of calls for proposals and other initiatives promoted by the Foundation; support to
current and potential beneficiaries; management and assessment of projects/proposals received
- Technical and financial monitoring and impact assessment and management of initiatives launched
- Research, translations, editing and proof-reading tasks
- Preparation of Thematic Reports for different stakeholders, self-assessments questionnaires
- Organization of conferences, events and seminars

Freelancer (co.co.pro.), Centre for the Research and Studies of Human Rights (CERSDU), Libera
Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome, 04/2006 – 07/2010
- Project assistant in the project: “University Social Accountability”: collecting and assessing
information and data in order to write Luiss Guido Carli “Bilancio Sociale”; creating the Social Key
Performance Indicators (Social KPIs)
- From 2008 in charge of the research and the management of the Corporate Social Responsibility
Observatory (Confindustria-Luiss)

Lawyer since 9/12/2008, exam held in Corte d’Appello di Roma
L. Ciaglia Law Firm, Rome (10/2006 to 11/2008); M. Russo Law Firm, Viterbo (09/2005–
09/2006)
- Study of legal cases (in particular labour international law and criminal international law)
- Translation of legal documents
- Drafting of legal documents

“Cultore della Materia” in Business Ethics, 10/2005 to 09/2008
Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome, Political Science Faculty
- Lecturing, tutoring, examining students, dissertations supervising. Researching and Projecting on
topics related to “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights and of Environmental Rights”

Researcher, European Public Law Organization (EPLO), Athens, Greece, 01/2005 to 04/2006
Writing and managing European and National projects for the protection and promotion of Human
Rights addressed to The European Commission (“Fighting against domestic violence” in Afghanistan;
The DEMOS Project: Democratic Elections Motivation, Orientation and Support in Bangladesh;
Ypsilantis: “Combating Human trafficking” in Moldova; Civil Society Promotion in Romania and
Bulgaria in order to protect children, the elderly and ethnic minorities)- Client: EU-EuropeAid;
Fundraising

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MA Business and Legal and Audiovisual and Literary, 01/2017 to Present
The Middlesex University, London
- CAT Translation
- Legal and Business Translation
- TRADOS
- WinCAPS

PhD in “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights/Political Theory”, 01/2007 to 07/2010
Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome
Visiting Student at the London School of Economics, 09/2009 to 12/2009
In-depth Analysis and Research: recognition of refugee status to LGBT individuals persecuted in their
own countries because of their sexual orientation; TNCs outsourcing in developing countries and the
exploitation of child labour; Study Case: Texaco, Shell, Nike, ExxonMobil, Unocal.

Master of Studies in Rule of Law, Democracy and Human Rights, 04/2006 to 12/2006
Centre for the Research and Studies of Human Rights (CERSDU), Rome
(Master “di secondo livello”: Theory in English, 1000 hours – Practice, 500 hours)
Final Dissertation: “The Shifting of Burden of Proof in Cases of Sex-discrimination at the Work-place”
Final Degree 110/110 cum laude
Advanced coursework in: Regional and International Protection of Human Rights, Historical and Socioeconomic
Background of Human Rights, International Legislation and the Use of Force, Migration
Policies, Sociological and Philosophical Human Rights Issues.

Law degree, Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli, Rome, 10/1999 to
12/2004
Final Dissertation in Business Law: “Business freedom and Human Rights”
Final Degree 108/110
National and Capodistrian University of Athens, Greece, Erasmus Student: 10/2001 to 05/2002
Exams successfully taken in English: Public International Law, Family Comparative Law, European
Administrative Systems, Maritime Law.

LANGUAGES: Italian (Native), English (Excellent), French (Intermediate/Basic), Spanish
(Intermediate/Basic), Greek (Basic)

SEMINARS AND COURSES: series of seminars and conferences on the multiple connections of Human
Rights issues.
- 06/2006 Summer School in Orvieto on “Protection of Human Rights”, organized by Tufts University
and Boston College

COMPUTER SKILLS: Significant Experience using MS Office (Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint); very
good knowledge of web 2.0, TRADOS and other CAT Tools, WinCAPS, Outlook express, Italgiure-find
system

SOCIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
- Working in multicultural environment and in position where communication and teamwork is
essential
- Strong analytical skills and attention to details
- Good relational and organizational capabilities; ability to coordinate and administrate people
- Flexibility and adaptability due to the frequent simultaneous responsibilities of various kinds
- Capability of dealing with empathy, diplomacy and discretion with people and problematic issues,
developed, above all, during the lawyer experience and the activities of supporting the potential and
current beneficiaries of Fondazione CON IL SUD

INTERESTS AND VOLUNTARY WORK:
- Volunteered from 1994 to 2009 organizing children’s activities; helping children with special needs;
Organizing meals and dialogues with homeless and elder people
- Summer Youth Exchanges (from 2006 to 2011) on active citizenship, conflict-management, nonformal
education cultural diversity with AEGEE-Roma; all the activities were held in English with 30
participants coming from different European Countries
- Work experience, travel and study abroad: Australia, China (Hong Kong), Jordan, Egypt, Greece, UK,
Spain, Ireland, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Hungary, Holland, Morocco, Portugal, Sao Tomè and
Principe, U.S.A., India

ARTISTIC SKILLS:
Modern Dance (1992-2005); Ballet (1986-1995); Caribbean Dances (1997 to present)
Winner of competitions at local and regional level

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- Received a Scholarship from the Regione Lazio (1998-1999; 1999-2000; 2002-2003; 2006; 2016)
- Contributed to University journals and other independent and self-published journals
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Profile last updated
Mar 13



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