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  • International School of Linguists (ISLinguists)
    Interpreting & Translation Training (non-degree) Certification, 2014 - present
    Course: New York City Dept of Education Interpreter Preparation - training certification course (2014), Course: Safeguarding Vulnerable People (2015). School sponsored and recommended by thebigword (language services provider). Course: Highly Secure Translation Editor Quick Start Guide v2 (2015) Course: Translation Management System: Highly Secure Translation Editor Quick Start Guide v2 (2015) Course: thebigword TMS Translator On-Boarding (2015) Course: thebigword (Translator Onboarding) Induction for Translators (2015) Course: HSTE Scanned Editor (2015)
  • NYU SCPS (New York University-School of Continuing and Professional Studies)
    Translation Certificate Programme, 2007 - present
    Intro to Spanish-English Translation Translating Financial Topics Translating the News Economic Translation?
  • Westchester Community College
    AA-Liberal Arts/Humanities, 2000 - 2004
    Composition & Literature American Literature Intermediate Spanish Advanced Spanish Composition Elementary and Intermediate Italian
  • Iona College
    BA/MA Spanish/Italian Cum Laude, 2004 - 2009
    Spanish History Spanish ilterature Latin American Literature Spanish Poetry Speech Patterns of Spanish - Phonetics
  • Mamaroneck High School
    High School Diploma, 1999 - 2000
    Got my High school Diploma, only did 1 year (my last year-Senior Year) in NY State.
  • Magruder High School
    n/a, 1996 - 1999
    I did Freshman (first year), Sophomore year (second year), and Junior year (third year). Didn't finish High School in MD, moved to NY in 1999 to finish my last year.
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Freelance Translator/Proofreader and Consecutive Interpreter - French, English, Spanish - currently in NY
I'm a French native speaker from  Brussels, Belgium (born in 1981). Mum is an English speaker from Trinidad (Caribbean) and Dad is a French speaker from Togo, West Africa.  I moved to Maryland in 94, then to NY, Westchester County in 99; went to Mamaroneck High school for my senior year, and then to Westchester Community College from 2000-4.
I obtained my Bachelors/Masters in Spanish (Cum Laude)  and with a Minor in Italian  from Iona College.

I'm currently working as a freelance translator/proofreader and
consecutive interpreter for Agencies and NGOs/nonprofits. I'm pursuing translation studies at NYU to earn my Translation Certificates.  I hope to become an accomplished author/writer/poet too.

I speak French, English, Spanish, and Italian (intermediate level).

ATA (American Translators Association) and NYCT (New York Circle of Translators) member.

Objectives/goals: Training in and learn how to use translation memory software/CAT tools/automation, localisation... Get more training in translation and interpreting, and get certified through associations, organisations, seminars/webinars...

Heritage Facts:

My Heritage: Belgian, Togolese, and Trinidadian

The languages are French, Belgian French dialects or variations (ie. Walloon, French from Brussels...), other languages: Dutch/Flemish and German... The religion is mostly Catholic. 

The name Belgium comes from the foremost inhabitants, the Belgae of Belgium. Belgae are a group of mostly Celtic tribes that came from the Roman province in northern Gaul, known as Gallia Belgica. Bello Gaellum ( 

Belgium colonised Dem. Rep. of Congo (formerly known as Zaire), Rwanda and some other countries in (Western) Africa...

The official languages of Togo are French and Ewe, this country was colonised by France. They're mostly Catholic or another religion. In Trinidad they speak English (official language), patois/creole, Spanish. There's a mix of cultures, African, Indian, and Carib Indians, plus Chinese, white Europeans, Spanish, Portuguese... The religions are Hindu, Muslim, Protestant, Catholic and other denominations.... This Island was colonised by the Brits....

Ethnic Food Facts:
Belgium: Fries (in the US) or Chips (in the UK), Waffles, Wafers, Mashed potato, sausages, apple sauce, crêpes, ratatouille, bouillabaise, pot au feu... Togo: Foo foo, Agblo, Akple, dried fish, bari... Trinidad: Buss up shot which means burst up shirt, it's like Naan bread but thinner, Coconut Drops, Bread pudding, Fruit Cake, Chinese & Indian food....

Where I’ve been: Belgium, France, Holland/Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Trinidad, Bermuda, Togo, USA-Maryland, NY, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Connecticut, Baltimore, Cleveland, Virginia

I would like to travel all over the world

Eclectic music personality: I love all types of music, whatever puts me in the mood.
I would also like  to become a musician (amateur) because I play the piano, and a dancer because I love to dance (Zumba). I love arts & crafts, toys & games, video games...

Bragging rights
Overcoming move from Belgium to the US (MD/NY), incl. developmental delays, primary school in Brussels(1980s-94), Middle School (Junior High/Junior Sec 94-96), Secondary (96-00) til Univ (2000-09) in the US , adult continuing ed/professional studies in translation certification (2007-present).
freelance translation/proofreading in French, English, Spanish, some general Italian -English and French translation/proofreading, and consecutive interpreting (French, English, Spanish)
Written/document translation, sight translation, proofreading, Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, research, filing, typing, printing, scanning, data entry/database management, writing, languages... Translation/proofreading of documents dealing with legal, social, economic, environmental, political issues, health, social media/marketing, general, revising and light post-eding (of Machine Translation)... Spanish document review. Consecutive interpreting (legal, medical, and education).
    Freelance Translator, 2015 - present
    English to French and Spanish to French translation online, applied online in 2013, started translating in 2015.
  • Easy Learn Italian (Marco Guglielmi)
    Volunteer Translator/Proofreader, 2013 - present
    Proofing of Spanish, French, and English Translation of Italian language learning material for a website.
  • Translation Cloud
    Freelance Translator/Proofreader, 2011 - present
    (formerly known as Translation Services USA). Translation/proofreading of a variety of documents from English-French on Translation Cloud app platform-Facebook and Translating games and mobile apps from English to French, from English to Spanish, and from English to Italian, and French to English on (July 2015 to the present).
  • Ontranslation - Gestión de Proyectos de Traducción e Interpretación
    Freelance French-English/English-French Translator, 2013 - present
    Based in Barcelona. Technical/Legal translation. Used software Poedit for translation memory and localisation.
  • Quick Lingo
    Eng-Fr Translator, 2013 - present
    Legal document (contract)
  • Uncommissioned Art Squad
    Spanish-English Transcription and Translation, 2013 - present
    Transcription and trasnaltion of Stories of Latin American female street artists from Spanish to English.
  • Legal Language
    Consecutive Interpreting (Spanish/English), 2013 - present
    Got hired in 2009. Started working in March/April 2013. Spanish
  • Midland Language Center
    Translator/proofreader-Spanish/English/Spanish, 2013 - present
    Medical translation from English to Spanish
  • thebigword
    Freelance Consecutive Interpreter/Translator & Proofreader, 2012 - present
    French/English, Spanish/English consecutive interpreting for Parent teacher meeting/conference and for math testing students. Translating or proofreading documents from English to French on the TMS (Translation Management System) platform or Word offline documents. 2015 NYCDOE Interpreter Training onsite at the new thebigword NYC Headquarters
  • Morningside Translations
    Spanish Doc Reviewer, 2012 - present
    Reviewing ligation cases - Spanish/English on Relativity software programme
  • Thor Sodha
    French-English Proofreading of Translations, 2012 - present
    English-French proofreading of fables
  • G. NIOOS (Thierry Graziani)
    French Translator, 2012 - present
    development and technology - translation from French to English.
  • Translated SRL
    Freelance Translator/Proofreader - English, Spanish, Italian to French, 2012 - present
    translation/proofreading, revision or light post-editing, evaluation of general documents - correspondence/letters, literary work English, Spanish, and Italian to French using Microsoft Word and/or Matecat (web-based CAT-Computer Aided Translation Tool). Evaluation of Spanish-French engineering and correspondence translation (Matecat) and/or Excel.
  • Eriksen Translations Inc.
    French interpreter (consecutive)/translator proofreader, 2012 - present
    Interpreting for French-speaking math testing students and for asylum seeker. Interpret in Spanish and English for Parent-Teachers Conferences. French-English and English-French proofreading of translation (science-tech and medical).
  • Geneva Worldwide
    Spanish-English/French-English Consecutive Interpreter, 2012 - present
    Legal - Pre-Trial EBT, and Hearing/Depositions, IME-Medical/physical exams French-English and Spanish interpreting. Spanish-English interpreting for the Dept of Education-Pre-K
  • Translators without Borders (TWB)-Traducteurs sans frontières (TSF)
    French-English/English-French Volunteer Translator, 2011 - present
    Translation of health issues, crisis, education, technology, job description, letters....
  • IntraTrad
    English-French/Spanish-English translator, 2011 - present
    Translation from English into French and Spanish into English of machine user instruction manuals, electrical and mechanical, technical legal documents documents.
  • ITI (Interpreters & Translators, Inc.)
    Freelance French/English Translator, 2011 - present
    personal documents
  • Ayni Translations
    French-English-Spanish Translation Volunteer, 2011 - present
    volunteer translation from Spanish into English or French - medical sector/environment
  • Link Translations
    Freelance Translator-French-Engish, 2011 - present
    Personal documents
  • Legal Interpreting Services (LIS-Translations)
    Freelance Consecutive Interpreter-Spanish-English French, 2011 - present
    Interpret from and into English and Spanish for the Board/Dept of Education at Parent Teachers Conferences, the Legal Sector - Depositions (2015), medical exams, and interpret from and into English and French for Math test taking students. Spanish Medical interpeting (2015).
  • ITUC-CSI Translations
    Freelance translator, 2011 - present
    English to French Translation
  • MotaWord
    Freelance Translator, 2015 - present
    English-English Translation of various document types on the online platform.
  • Auditgrah/Agano Solutions
    Freelance Translation, 2015 - present
    Spanish to English proofreading and editing of machine-translated pharmaceutical-clinical-medical documents.
    Consecutive Interpreter, 2012 - 2012
    Spanish medical interpreting
    Freelance Translator, 2011 - 2012
    English to French, English to Spanish translation/localisation (training only).
  • Tellmealgo, Inc
    Freelance Spanish legal consecutive interpreter, 2011 - 2011
    IME, EBT/Depositions. Sight translation
  • Environmental Investment Organisation (EIO)
    French Translator/Proofreader, 2011 - 2011
    Volunteer Translator/proofreader. Re-publication of the book on Environmental Tracking (ET), use the ET Carbon Ranking, Scopes 1-3, encourage companies and organisations to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG), to fight/tackle climate change
  • Trustforte Language Services
    Freelance Translator/Proofreader-French-English-Spanish-Italian, 2010 - 2011
    Translated legal, financial, medical, and personal documents, and proofread/edited material from French, Spanish, and some Italian into English.
  • Dorothy Translations
    Freelance French translator, 2011 - 2011
  • Trickle Up
    French Interpreter, 2011 - 2011
    The organisation's new cloud-based financial/accounting and advanced training on Excel for three staff members. Trickle Up has offices in India, Central America (Guatemala) ,and West Africa (Mali). Trickle Up has consultative status with the UN. Interpreting simultaneously for a French-speaking colleague.
  • Loretto Community at the UN
    Intern Translator-French-English-Spanish, 2007 - 2007
    I translated documents and news articles on various topics such as legal, international, political, social, economic issues, and current events in Latin America, from and into English, French, and Spanish
  • Bilingual Connection Interpreting
    Medical Consecutive Interpreter, 2009 - 2009
    Helped Spanish-speaking patients fill out health forms for physical exams.
  • WAFUNIF (World Association of Former UN Internes & Fellows)
    Intern/Membership/Customer Service Associate, 2010 - 2011
    I researched/ wrote reports on UN meetings attended, contacted new and former members of the UN system, and entered their info into the database. Followed up with members, and performed various administrative tasks. As a paid contractor, I translated by-laws, Masonry Meetings, and Mission Statements from English into French and Spanish.
  • PCI-Media Impact
    Intern/translator-Spanish-English, 2009 - 2010
    Translated and updated articles and newsletters, programme reports, public relation, on health and environmental issues from or into Spanish and English. Updated online social media sites with Spanish language content. Helped develop ideas for a Spanish-speaking audience outreach. Entered info on grants from various donours: corporations and foundation into the database management system Raiser's Edge. Performed various administrative tasks . Researched on subjects and translated-reproductive health issues, environment and development from or into English and Spanish.
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Great place. I went on June 27, 2015 for the first time with my nephew Theo, always wanted to go, the arcade games are great, and I got to do bowling in real life, when I usually do it on the computer or on video game consoles. The service was great. I recommend it for anybody who wants to come.
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J'adorais ce parc dans mon enfance - le XXème siècle dans les années 80-90, je voudrais y retourner ce siècle ci.
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I went this year, Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 for the first time with my friend Laura Gordon from church. I didn't get to see everything yet, but I was able to see, take photos and film birds ( such as peacocks, peafowls, penguins, puffins, Pink Flamingos, Pelicans, Cranes, condors, Eagle...), small monkeys, gazelles, Sea Lions, and rare creatures. I went int the afternoon after 2:30 pm up until about 5:30 pm. I will come back next time to see Lemurs, Pandas,Koalas, Kangaroos...
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I was there at Coney Island 11 July 2015 up until midnight with family members (mother and nephew), and came there back in 2007 with a friend Nick (on the Cyclone one of the best and oldest rides and other rides). I passed through there while I was on assignments - interpreting for Parents Teachers Concerences in Spanish and English. I'd like to come back and do more rides, including the Cyclone where I have a photo souvenir, I also have a photo souvenir of Thunderbolt, but not of Soarin Eagle (not my favourite ride). I did the Circus Coaster. I took photos. I recommend it for anyone who wants to have fun and cannot afford big expensive amusement parks like Six Flags.
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