I studied Interpreting and Translation in both Undergraduate and Graduate School. I received my BA in Spanish & Latin American Studies at American University in Washington D.C. During my junior year at American University, I interned at the Embassy of Ecuador in Washington D.C. interpreting and translating documents for the Embassy as part of my internship. I participated in American University's World Capitals Program for my senior year studying and interning abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Madrid, Spain. I then received a Master of Arts degree in Spanish Studies from Middlebury College's Graduate Program in Madrid, Spain. Middlebury College's Language Schools are affiliated with the esteemed Monterrey Institute and are well known for their immersion-based approach to language instruction and acquisition emphasizing cultural instruction in addition to pure language instruction.
My rich educational background and extensive study abroad in Spain and Argentina have prepared me to meet any Spanish language interpretation task. My medical interpreting and translation skills have been enhanced with on the job experience over the last 13 years while interpreting during medical exams and doing medical translations for RRV Management, Inc. I am Certified in Translation through ATA-American Translators Association at American University and am a member of ATA and Proz.com.
I am also fluent and proficient in French having completed 3 years of Intensive French Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.