Working languages:
French to English

Translating since 1978!

Haouaria, Tunisia
Local time: 07:32 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopEnvironment & Ecology
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsBotany
Energy / Power GenerationPetroleum Eng/Sci
Construction / Civil EngineeringBusiness/Commerce (general)
Law: Contract(s)Tourism & Travel

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Laurentian University, School of Translators and Interpreters, Canada
Experience Years of translation experience: 39. Registered at Dec 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
Barbara Dingwall
Curriculum Vitae

Barbara Dingwall has 37 years of experience in French-English technical and legal translation, editing, grant writing, public relations and social media marketing.

Citizenship: Canadian
Place of residence: Tunisia
Telephone: +216 25651221


Bachelor of Science in Languages (cum laude)
School of Translators and Interpreters
Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


Communications Manager
Royal Botanic Garden, Amman, Jordan
- Wrote and edited articles, scientific papers and EU grant proposals, maintained relations with journalists and the public, created websites, and assisted in multiple tasks related to establishing a botanic garden

Freelance Translator
Translated and revised technical and legal texts for the Government of Quebec, Hydro-Québec, SNC-Lavalin and the United Steelworkers, among others

Research Consultant and Writer
World Health Organization, Damascus

Marketing Manager
Pacco Duty Free, Damascus, Syria


SIDIG-MED: Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture involving the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan, Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Municipality of Rome, Municipality of Mahdia (Tunisia) and ESMO consultants (Italy)
- Co-authored a full grant application and completed administrative procedures leading to approval of a two-year ENPI CBCMED project, and attended grant program trainings in Rome

BOT-ERA: Reinforcing Cooperation between the Royal Botanic Garden and the European Research Area involving the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, University of Birmingham, and Innoveo Consulting (Luxembourg)
- Participated in administration, communications, conference organizing and report writing for a three-year EU-funded project, and attended EU Horizon 2020 workshops

Sustainable Utilization of Renewable Energy: A Demonstration Model for Jordan
- Co-authored a 50-page concept paper for an EU-funded project


Translated technical and legal texts related to hydroelectricity, environmental impact assessments, dam safety, civil engineering, legal texts, contracts, collective agreements, occupational health and safety, and agriculture

Member of OTTIAQ

Terminology workshops with OTTIAQ

11-month solo trip around the world

Wilderness guide training at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) in the North Cascades Mountains, USA
Keywords: French-English, FR>ENG, French, civil engineering, hydroelectricity, dam safety, contracts, collective agreements, environment, environmental impact assessment, botany, biodiversity, agriculture, urban agriculture, gardening, permaculture, aquaponics, hydroponics, occupational health and safety, natural health, holistic health, natural medicine, cooking, outdoors, hiking, mountaineering, travel, Islamic studies, Sufism, Middle East, Tunisia, EU, Canada, Quebec, general, translation, editing, revision

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Dec 28, 2015

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