Dedicated Somali – English translator with many years of experience working in professional and NGO communities. Exceptionally accurate translation skills, including simultaneous translation between all parties during teleconferences and in-person meetings, conferences and speeches. Diverse translation work including medicine domain and large-scale executive organization documents. Consistently relied upon for verification and correction of translated materials. Experience teaching other translators through one-on-one mentoring and professional development courses. I am passionate about facilitating productive cross-cultural relationships and have created extensive informational material and coursework to help colleagues understand and develop cultural sensitivity.
Fluent in English, including colloquialisms, business vocabulary, program development terminology, monitoring and evaluation, stabilization and recovery. Experienced with several computer programs, including Microsoft Office, SPSS, Ms Project. Extremely precise and dedicated. Comfortable with both verbal and written communication, including preparing and giving presentations.