Member since Sep '17

Working languages:
English to Spanish

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January 2021

Maria Acosta
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New York, New York, United States
Local time: 20:59 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Latin American) Native in Spanish
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15 years in environmental and social sustainability, agriculture and livestock, government and human rights
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
AgricultureLivestock / Animal Husbandry
BotanyEnvironment & Ecology
Science (general)Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Forestry / Wood / TimberInternational Org/Dev/Coop
ZoologyLaw (general)

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Words translated: 37,432
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 8
Translation education Other - New York University
Experience Years of experience: 5. Registered at Sep 2017. Became a member: Sep 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies, verified)
Memberships ATA, NYCT
TeamsEnvironmental translators
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, MateCat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Professional practices Maria Acosta endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Environment, Sustainability, Development, Agriculture, Forestry, SDGs, Education, Legal general, Immigration, Human Rights, Diplomacy

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Translation and interpretation services provided to United Nations agencies and Diplomatic Missions, Philanthropic Groups, National Conservation Center, Environmental Advocates of New York, Legal Aid Society Immigration, and Civil Matters, NY Department of Education, Social Security Administration, National Labor Relations Board, MTA, Union's Meetings, NGOs Trainings and Workshops.

Background (15+ years) working as a grant writer for self-development and sustainable projects among indigenous peoples in Latin America, and later as an environmental consultant within the EIA industry. NYU School of Professional Studies was the starting point for a full time career in translation and interpretation. Currently, Master of Arts in Translation and Interpretation candidate at Middlebury Institute of International Studies MIIS. 

Keywords: Spanish, Environment, Sustainability, Forestry, Agriculture, Ecology, Legal, Governance, International, Cooperation, Philanthropy, Social science, Development, Clean Energy, Green, Fair Trade, Livestock, Health, Immigration, Displaced, Energy, Education.

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Jan 15

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