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Tess Whitty
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Thanks for the invitation! I hope to make myself useful here. In the meantime, take a look at these breaking news?
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English-Swedish freelance Translator/översättare engelska till svenska
translation, editing, proofreading. localization
  • Swedish Translation Services
    English-Swedish freelance Translator/översättare, 2003 - present
    Owner, entrepreneur, freelancer
  • TeliaSonera
    Product Marketing Manager, 1996 - 2000
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Park City
Närpes - Stockholm
English-Swedish-English translation services for communicating with Swedish or American customers
English-Swedish translator for IT, software localization, corporate communications and marketing language chair, grader, entrepreneur, freelancer, presenter and trainer

Owner of the company Swedish Translation Services.
I also blog about translation, freelance translation, freelancing and Swedish at The Business of Translation.
When I am not translating or blogging I give back to the translation community in different ways, for example:


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mother of 2, wife, expatriate, yogi and runner
  • Åbo Akademi University
    International Marketing, 1990 - 1994
  • European University Institute
    Business Communications, 1995 - 1996
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