Member since May '10

Working languages:
English to Georgian
Georgian to English
Russian to English
Russian to Georgian

Lela Nanuashvili
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Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia

Native in: Georgian Native in Georgian
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With US and UK education.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Transcription, Desktop publishing, Copywriting
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopGovernment / Politics
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
EconomicsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 155, Questions answered: 59
Translation education Master's degree - Tbilisi State University of Western Languages and Cultures
Experience Years of experience: 25. Registered at Mar 2009. Became a member: May 2010.
Credentials English (I. Chavchavadze Tbilisi State University of Langua, verified)
English to Georgian (Higher Simultaneous Interpretation Department at C, verified)
Georgian to English (Higher Simultaneous Interpretation Department at C, verified)
English ( Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), verified)
English (English Department-Chavchavadze Tbilisi State Univ, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Google Translator Toolkit, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartling, Translation Workspace, Wordbee, Wordfast
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Highly qualified linguist with academic credentials and solid translation experience in various subject areas including life sciences, social sciences, technical, legal, marketing, politics, government, general, contracts, documents. Highly competent in the Georgian syntax and grammar providing accurate translation of the most complex language patterns with a focus on attaining natural language flow in the translated text. Knowledge of the Internet search techniques and strategies that help finding information on text related terms and concepts quickly and effectively. 

Experience with CAT tools (SDL Trados Studio, memoQ, Memsource).

Experience in providing interpreting for meetings, workshops,
immigration court hearings.

Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

Experience with online databases (Factiva, LexisNexis, JSTOR, EBSCO,
Gale, Dialog).

Native Georgian, proficient in English and Russian.

Member of the American Translators Association.

U.S. Department of State Language Services Office translation test pass
and Public Trust certification.


2010 - Present

Independent Contractor for Translation Agencies in the United States
and Europe

Translation between English and Georgian in different subject areas
including technical, legal, social sciences, medical, general. Translation and
linguistic validation of medical questionnaires.

Medical: Translation and
linguistic validation of medical questionnaires for patients with different
medical conditions including asthma, osteoarthritis, migraine, tuberculosis,
allergy, suicide, renal anaemia, alcohol use disorders, overactive bladder,
neuropathic pain, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer. Recruitment and cognitive
debriefing of patients as part of the linguistic validation process.

Translation of patient’s electronic diaries and treatment satisfaction
questionnaires for medication.

Interpretation for clinics and hospitals.

Translation of clinical trials and Pfizer documents.

Translation of WHO document: Ensuring balance in national policies on
controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of
controlled medicines, available from:

Copywriting/transcreation of marketing materials for products and services for different companies (Beko, Rexona, Pantene, Pringles, Turkish Airways).

Legal: interpretation for immigration courts, immigration services, banks, insurance

Other: Interpreter/translator for the Workshop on Digital Libraries
organized at the National Scientific Library of Georgia, November, 2012.

Interpreter for the workshop on Safe Transport of Radioactive
Substances, Tbilisi, Georgia, July, 2016.

Interpreter for series of meetings, webinars, training workshops on the
implementation of Sierra integrated library system at the National
Parliamentary Library of Georgia, July - December 2016.

2012 – 2013

Interpreter/Translator for EU Funded Twinning Project Strengthening
Accreditation Infrastructure According to the Best Practice of the EU Member
States, Georgian National Accreditation Center

Translation of texts/documents related to accreditation and conformity
assessment including safety of transportable pressure equipment, safety and
installation of lifts and cable ways, market placing and safety of electrical
equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits according to the EU
Directive 2006/95/EC, CE marking, measurement of liquid density, calibration of
liquid density measurement tools, traceable measurement of viscosity, market
placing and safety of new machinery according to EU Directive 2006/42/EC,
calibration of piston pipettes according to ISO 8655, European harmonized
standards, etc.

Interpretation for training workshops organized in the course of the
Twinning Project.


Structural and Applied Linguistics, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University 

English Language, Ilia Chavcjavadze Tbilisi State University of Western Languages

Higher Simultaneous Interpretation Courses at Ilia Chavchavadze Tbilisi State University of Western Languages

Masters Degree in Library and Information Science, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Library Studies, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 163
PRO-level pts: 155

Top languages (PRO)
English to Georgian96
Georgian to English59
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences12
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature35
Medical (general)24
Medical: Health Care8
Law (general)8
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.8
Pts in 12 more flds >

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