Member since Sep '20

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Portuguese (monolingual)
English (monolingual)

Tathiana Abreu
Translator experienced in IGOs!

Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Local time: 07:48 BRST (GMT-2)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Oct 1 (posted via  Finishing up the translation of an independent audit report for an IGO, already at the proofreading stage. It's due tomorrow... Might pull an all-nighter to make sure my translation is the best it can be! ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Interpreting, Translation, Subtitling, Editing/proofreading, Native speaker conversation, Transcription
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopLaw: Contract(s)
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaInternet, e-Commerce
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMilitary / Defense
Petroleum Eng/SciTelecom(munications)
Idioms / Maxims / SayingsTransport / Transportation / Shipping

English to Portuguese - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 USD per word / 20 - 30 USD per hour / 10.00 - 15.00 USD per audio/video minute
Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 USD per word / 20 - 30 USD per hour / 10.00 - 20.00 USD per audio/video minute
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 5
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Brasília
Experience Years of experience: 6. Registered at Aug 2020. Became a member: Sep 2020.
Credentials English (Educational Testing Service - TOEFL, verified)
English to Portuguese (Brasillis Idiomas, verified)
English to Portuguese (Universidade de Brasília - Departamento de Línguas Estrangeiras e Tradução, verified)
Portuguese to English (Brasillis Idiomas, verified)
Portuguese to English (Universidade de Brasília - Departamento de Línguas Estrangeiras e Tradução, verified)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Aegisub, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Smartcat
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Transition from freelancer to another profession
  • Improve my productivity


Telephone: +55 (61) 982707233| E-mail: | Linkedin: tathianaabreu

Address: SHIGS 707, Bloco P, Casa 4, Asa Sul – Brasília – DF – Brasil





UNIVERSITY OF BRASILIA                                                                                                                                                                                                 2014-2019

Degree in Translation Port-Eng                                                                                                                                                                                                             

·       End of Course Paper: Translating the Short-Story “What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky” by Lesley Nneka Arimah: Between Commented Translation and Essay (Grade: SS [9-10])


BRASILIS IDIOMAS                                                                                                                                                                                                                2017-2018

210-hour Course on Conference Interpreting and Business Translation

                                                                        PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                       

TRANSLATOR (PT-ENG-PT)                                                                                                     June/2015 – Present            

     Translation of theater plays from Portuguese into English for the Brazilian Theater Company and the AntiKatártiKa Theater Company;

     Translation of screenplays from Portuguese into English for the “New Stories” Screenwriting Lab promoted once a year in São Paulo, Brazil by CINESESC; 

     Translation of screenplays into English for submission in international film festivals;

     Translation of subtitles from English into Portuguese for the 3rd Egyptian Cinema Festival in Brazil;

     Translation of official documents for international organizations such as: UNICEF, UNDP, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations; Brazilian Ministry of Defense; WHO; UN Women; FAO; WFP; among others;

     Proofreading of documents in English and Portuguese for the aforementioned international institutions;

     Experience in translating official documents such as Terms of Reference (TOR); Terms of Agreement (TA); International Cooperation Agreements; and other widespread document models;

     Experience in translating resumes, academic articles, end of course papers, theses, abstracts, motivation letters, among others. 


* Excerpts of previous works that do not compromise any requests for confidentiality may be sent upon request.


CONFERENCE INTERPRETER (PT-ENG-PT)                                                                            June/2015 – Present


     Consecutive and simultaneous interpreter in official, cultural and educational events, field visits, UN missions, meetings, among others;


Some of the events worked:  


- 2nd Egyptian Cinema Festival – Interpreter for English-speaking Egyptian Directors/Screenwriters – August 2020. 

- International Seminar: The Judiciary Power and the Prison System: Structural Issues and Necessary Changes – National Council of Justice, Brasilia (DF), Brazil - March 2020.

- Visit by the Evaluation Committee of the UNICEF Offices in New York to evaluate the "UNICEF Seal" and "PCU platform" Initiatives in Fortaleza (CE), Caxias (MA) and Brasilia (DF), Brazil – November 2019.

- 5th Brazilian Cooperative Researchers Meeting – SESCOOP / OCB System - October 2019.

- 9th "New Stories" Screenwriting Laboratory CineSESC/Senac - Grande Hotel Campos do Jordão (SP), Brazil - October 2019.

- UNHCR/Federal Government Regional Resettlement Round Table - Brasília, Brazil - September 2019.


- Presentation of the Sesc Pantanal Project to Ambassadors and Diplomatic Representatives - Fecomercio/Brasilia (DF), Brazil – September 2019.

- Visit of the Executive Director of the Stop TB + Initiative and Launch of the Incorporation of Pediatric Treatment for TB - Brazilian Ministry of Citizenship, Brasilia, Brazil - September 2019.

"Compliance in Latin America - The New Anti-Corruption Efforts in the Public and Private Sectors" Lecture given at the Federal Bar Association Offices in Brasilia, Brazil -September 2019.

- Comkids Festival: "An Academy for Children's Media and Story world Building" Sesc Bela Vista/São Paulo (SP), Brazil - September 2019.

- Course: Monitoring and Diagnosis of Water Quality at CETESB/SP (ANA/UNESCO) - São Paulo (SP), Brazil - September 2019.

- Regional Meeting (PWR Brazil, PAHO, WHO) - Brasilia, Brazil - August 2019.

- Workshop on the use of the DonorPerfect data management tool for the UNICEF IT Team - Brasilia, Brazil - August 2019.

- Visit by the Ethiopian Delegation - Ministry of Citizenship - Brasilia, Brazil - July 2019.

- Workshop for the Presentation of a Conceptual Framework Proposal for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning System (Maap) for the Brazilian Government Trilateral Cooperation Program – UNICEF - May 2019. - Visit of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Persons Affected by Leprosy and their Family Members to Brazil with the OHCHR -May 2019.

- Official Visit of the Government of Brasilia and the Board of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital (South Africa) to the Brasilia Children's Hospital - Brasilia, Brazil - April 2019.

- Mid-Term Strategic Reflection Retreat of the UNICEF Brazil Team - Brasilia (DF), Brazil - March 2019.

"The Legal Profession in the Era of Globalization" promoted by the Federal Council of the National Bar Association, Brasilia (DF), Brazil - March 2019.

- 7th Short-Film Festival of Brasilia at Cine Brasília - Brasilia (DF), Brazil - December 2018

- Visit by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission to Brazil - Salvador (BA), Brazil - November 2018;

- Meeting of the Brazil-Sweden High Level Group on Aeronautics (GAN) - Ministry of Industry and Development - Brasilia (DF), Brazil - November 2018;

- Institutional capacity-building meeting for the proper management of chemicals in Brazil - PAHO - Brasilia(DF), Brazil - October 2018;

- Business Cases: the UK Methodologies and Approach to Business Planning for Major Projects – Brasília (DF), Brazil - October 2018

- Roadmap Preparation Meeting for the Global Black Women's Summit - PAHO/WHO - Brasilia (DF), Brazil - July 2018;

- Global Workshop for Leadership in Innovation held at the National Transportation Confederation - CNT in partnership with Stanford University/MediaX - Brasilia (DF), Brazil - March 2018;

- Kick-off Meeting for the 8th World Water Forum - Brasilia, Brazil - June 2017;

- Meetings at the Brasilia (DF) UN Offices (IFAD; UNDP; WFP) in Brazil – 2018/2019;

- Internal meetings and public visits at the Civil House of the Federal District – Brasilia, Brazil - 2019.

Interpreter at informal events; book launches; dinners; tourist activities; field trips; multicultural meetings; and other situations where translation services are required.


ORIENTSE PRODUÇÕES                                                       January/2019-January/2020

Quality Manager

      Overseeing the overall quality of the translation and simultaneous interpretation services provided by Orientse, a translation agency based in Brasília, Brazil;

      Communication with clients and representation of the agency in guaranteeing customer satisfaction. 



                                                    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                                  


·      Lecturer at the I Critic and Exile Translation Seminar (Federal University of Goias – GOIAS – GO -  JUNE, 2016)

·      Lecturer at the II AFROLIC (Federal Rural University of Pernambuco – RECIFE – PE – AUGUST, 2016)

·      Lecturer at the II Critic and Exile Translation Seminar (University of Brasilia – BRASILIA – FD JULY, 2017)

·      Lecturer at the II Languages, Cultures and Literatures in Dialogue International Congress (University of Brasilia – BRASILIA – FD – JULY, 2018)

·      3rd Seminar of Contemporary Translation Studies (University of Brasilia – 2015) 

·      1st Journey of Research in Translation Studies (University of Brasilia – 2015)

·      1st Journey of Research in Translation Terminology (University of Brasilia – 2015)

·      1st Regional Seminar of French Expression Research (SEMIFRA) (University of Brasilia – 2016)

·      IX Cycle of Lectures “Translation in Context” (University of Brasilia – 2016) 

·      210-hour course on Conference Interpreting and Translation (Online Course – BRASILIS, 2018)



       Advanced knowledge in intermediating multicultural settings, as an experienced translator and interpreter. 

       Great communication skills both in English and in Portuguese. 

       Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines. 

       Good team worker and willing to receive and incorporate feedback.

       Advanced knowledge in the drafting of documents according to international standards (UN protocols, Ministry of Foreign Affairs).


LANGUAGES: English (fluent-professional); Spanish (basic – B2); Portuguese (native) 

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Keywords: Portuguese, IGO, contracts, law, terms of reference, academic articles

Profile last updated
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