Member since May '14

Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
Spanish to English

Ana Ribeiro Olson
Medical and General Translations

Local time: 05:49 UYT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Medical: Health CareMedical: Cardiology
Medical (general)Cooking / Culinary
Advertising / Public RelationsCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingGovernment / Politics

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Words translated: 12,550
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 88, Questions answered: 42, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Money order, Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill
Glossaries Medicina, Medicina - Ana Ribeiro Olson, Relações Internacionais - Ana Ribeiro Olson
Translation education Other - Brasillis Idiomas
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at Nov 2012. Became a member: May 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (University of Michigan, verified)
English to Portuguese (Brasillis Idiomas)
Portuguese to English (Brasillis Idiomas)
Memberships APTRAD
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Trainings
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2011-present – Freelancer Translator – Specialized in medical and healthcare translations, transcreation, localisation, advertisement, arts, economics, software engineering, business, culinary, and journalism.

o 2011-presentElsevier | Journals. Translation of medical articles in Pediatrics, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, and other areas, from Portuguese to English, English to Portuguese.

o 2014-presentCentros Culturais Banco do Brasil. Translation of advertisement material from Portuguese to English. Samples of my work in arts/advertisement can be found at: CCBB Belo Horizonte CCBB Brasília CCBB São Paulo CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

o 2011-presentTranslation and transcreation agencies and direct clients.


2005-2009 – Agência Nacional de Telecomunicações (ANATEL).

Occupation: Especialista em Regulação (Regulation Specialist).

2009-2011 – Ministério das Cidades (in projects with the Brazilian Presidency).

Occupation: Especialista em Políticas Públicas e Gestão Governamental (Public Policy and Management Specialist).


2004 – Bachelor in Economics – Universidade de Brasília (UnB).

2007 – Graduate in Public Administration – Escola de Nacional de Administração Pública (ENAP), Brasília, Brazil.

2016-2017 – Translator Training Course – Brasillis Idiomas.

2017 – Refresher Course in Brazilian Portuguese Grammar for Editors and Reviewers – UNIL.

2018 (ongoing) – SET - Subtitling Excellence Course – Verve.


Cooking and Photography – I am a food blogger (Tertúlias de Forno e Fogão - bilingual blog).

Patchwork and Crafts in general.

Founder and moderator of Tradutores/Saúde, the first Facebook group in Brazil for medical translators, with over 500 members, and of Traductores e Intérpretes en Uruguay, the first Facebook group in Uruguay for translators and interpreters

Organizer of Barcamps for Translators and Interpreters in Uruguay and of the BRCamp


Portuguese – Native Speaker

English – Near Native Speaker - Certification: University of Michigan – ECPE

Spanish – Advanced (fluent) - Certification: Universidad de Salamanca e Instituto Cervantes – DELE Superior

French – Pre-Intermediate Speaking and Writing, Upper Intermediate Reading and Listening

Italian – Pre-Intermediate Speaking and Writing, Intermediate Reading and Listening

German – Starter Speaking and Writing, Basic Reading and Listening

Keywords: Tradução, inglês, português, espanhol, medicina, saúde, cardiologia, traumatologia, ortopedia, pediatria, otorrinolaringologia, localização, software, artes, culinária, artesanato, jornalismo, marketing, governo, política, administração pública, serviço público, políticas públicas, relações internacionais, diplomacia, economia, translation, English, Portuguese, Spanish, medicine, medical, medical translation, medical translator, healthcare, cardiology, traumatology, orthopedics, pediatrics, otorhinolaryngology, ENT, localization, software, arts, culinary, crafts, journalism, marketing, government, politics, public administration, international affairs, diplomacy, public service, public policy, economics, traducción, Inglés, Portugués, Español, medicina, salud, cardiología, traumatología, ortopedia, pediatría, otorrinolaringología, localización, software, artes, cocina, artesanía, periodismo, marketing, politica, administración pública, gobierno, servicio público, economía, MemoQ, SDL Studio, SDL Trados,

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