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RaissaGMF
Editor, translator

Local time: 14:52 MST (GMT-7)

Native in: Russian 
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About me
Editor, Translator and English-Russian (Russian-English) Reviser with focus on: technical documents, scientific publications, literary translation for editorial houses, publishing departments within public, private, and academic institutions, international organizations and individuals

Totally comfortable with both pairs: English-Russian and Russian- English with focus on:
Politics (international relation, non-governmental organizations, policy documents, treaties, municipal);
Legal((import and export legislation, laws, resolutions, provisions, trade, customs regulations, contracts, court interpretation);
Medicine (prevention and treatment of health hazards related to environmental degradation; women's health, health care reform);
Wine and liquor industry
Advertising, Business, Marketing, Financial, Technology: Machinery & Metals (including tests & specifications), Mechanical Engineering, Computers, Electronics, Software, Automotive, Pharmacology, Communications, Oil & Gas, Space Technology & Avionics, Food industry, Agriculture
Literature: Fiction, Music, Art, History
General News (media, public relations, promotions/advertisement)

Subject areas:
Acting and Directing, Advertising, Agriculture, Anatomy, Anthropology, Art, Banking and Financial, Biomedical, Broadcast Journalism, Business Administration and Management, Business General, Business Marketing, Computer and Information Sciences, Correspondence, Culture, Data Communications, Data Processing, Design and Applied Arts, Ecology, Economics(macro/micro), Education, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Science, Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Film and Cinema Studies, Finance, General, Geography, Health, History, Hospitality, Human Resources, Humanities and Humanistic Studies, Information Sciences and Systems, Internet, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law and Legal, Linguistics, Literature, Medicine (General), Medicine - Pharmacology, Medicine - Social Psychology, Mining and Mineral Engineering, Mining And Petroleum Technology, Music, Music History and Literature, Oil and Gas Engineering, Patent Translation, Petroleum Engineering, Philosophy, Political Science, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Religion, Religion and Religious Studies, Science (General), Sociology, Sport and Fitness, Telecommunications, Theater, Tourism and Travel, Transportation, Visual and Performing Arts, Women Studies

Education
Educated in languages, journalism/communications, management, international relations and law in the Russian Federation, USA and England.

Master of Public Administration (MPA), University of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, USA [1998-2000]
Concentrations: Management/Administration; International Relations; Sub course: Environmental Law
Certificate, Journalism/Communications, Reuters Foundation, London, England [1994]
Certificate: Communication and Management/Media Development, Center for Foreign Journalists, Virginia, USA [1993]

Languages

English: Excellent (Expert Level)
Russian: Mother tongue
Persian/Tajik/Dari: Good understanding and speaking
Turkish/Tatar/Uzbek: Good understanding and speaking
French: Good understanding (speaking skills need reactivating)
Spanish: Good understanding (speaking skills need reactivating)

Professional synopsis

Have an extensive interpreting and translation experience with UN, OSCE, Embassy of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland, various complex organizations and individuals

Have provided services in Editing, Interpreting( Conference, Court/Legal,Medical, Phone), Proofreading, Terminology Research, Translation

Computer Capability-Practising Computer Professional:
MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point), Desktop Publishing, MS. project

Good working knowledge of the software: SDL TRADOS, PASSOLO, WORDFAST (for translation), PeopleSoft/ATLAS, PRINCE-2 (for resources management);

Good knowledge of the programming languages: ASP, SQL, HTML, XML, JavaScript, VB Script, VBA, Pascal. Practical experience with:


HTML: Six years' experience. Expert in all forms of HTML; able to code by hand proficiently and efficiently.( Have developed personal websites for myself and friends)


JavaScript: Five years' experience.( Have coded scripts from simple form validations to complex DHTML interfaces as a hobby)

Familiar with web technology: Java Applets, Java Doc, Borland, MS FrontPage, GIF Animation, Streaming Video, Streaming Audio, mp3, Graphic Design, Web Site Design and Maintenance; (Designed and coded my personal site as a testing ground for keeping abreast of and trying out new web development techniques. The site is built with an XML backend and uses XSLT to produce HTML dynamically. Backend integration with Blogger powers the weblog part of the site, and a custom-built photo management tool powers the photography section.)

Professional membership

American Association for Public Administration
Central Eurasian Studies Association
American Literary Translation Association (ALTA)
Muskie Alumni Association
University of Colorado Alumni Association

Publications
Tajikistan (Socio-political and economic analysis), Nations in Transit, Freedom House, USA [2010]
Tajikistan (Socio-political and economic analysis), Nations in Transit, Freedom House, USA [2009]
Tajikistan (Socio-political and economic analysis), Nations in Transit, Freedom House, USA [2008]
Tajikistan (Socio-political and economic analysis), Nations in Transit, Freedom House, USA,[2007]
Feminisation of Poverty, Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, Editor: Mehmet Odekon, PH.D. (Produced by Golson Books, Ltd.) [2006]
United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, [2006]
UNDP Regional Program for Overcoming Poverty, Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, [2006]
Standard Food Basket, Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, [2006]
Sustainability, Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, [2006]
World Health Organization (WHO), Encyclopaedia of World Poverty, [2006]
Globalization and Workers, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society by Carl E. Van Horn (Editor), Herbert A. Schaffner (Editor), Ray Marshall, Carl E. Horn, [2004]
Democratic Socialism, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society, [2004]
Industrial Revolution, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society. [2004]
Assembly lines, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society, [2004]
US Secretaries of Labor, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society, [2004]
Social Security Act, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society, [2004]
Federal Reserve Board, Work in America: An Encyclopaedia of History, Policy, and Society, [2004]
Distributive Policy, Encyclopaedia of Public Administration & Public Policy (Facts on File Library of American History) by David Schultz (Editor), James A. Beverly, [2003]
Redistributive Policy, Encyclopaedia of Public Administration & Public Policy (Facts on File Library of American History) by David Schultz (Editor), James A. Beverly, [2003]
Belarus, Worldmark Encyclopaedia of National Economics, [2001]
Austria, Worldmark Encyclopaedia of National Economics, [2001]
India, Worldmark Encyclopaedia of National Economics, [2001]
Tajikistan, Worldmark Encyclopaedia of National Economics, [2001]
Small Loans, Big Results: Village Banking in Tajikistan, Surviving Together, Fall 1996, Washington, DC, [1996]
Transitional Development of Tajikistan, World View Magazine, Summer, 1996, Vol. 13

AWARDS RECEIVED

 Freedom House Fellowship for journalists (USA) 1993
 Reuter’ Foundation Fellowship for journalists (England) 1994
 Open Society Institute Fellowship for graduate studies (Hungary) 1998-(d
 Muskie Fellowship for graduate studies (USA) 1998
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