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Flávia Lima
Works at Telelanguage
Attended UBM
Lives in Phoenix, AZ
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Portuguese Linguist
Introduction

Flavia Lima is a freelance Portuguese Interpreter and Translator and has a CoreCHI certification with the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI). Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she holds a Licentiate degree in Linguistics from Centro Universitário de Barra Mansa and a graduate certificate in Translation from Universidade Estácio de Sá. Following her university studies, Flavia spent three years teaching English as a second language to students in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before moving to Phoenix, Arizona in 2009. In 2011, Flavia began her freelance interpretation career. Since then she has worked for various interpretation agencies providing translation services in a variety of fields and settings including medical, legal, immigration, social, and community. In addition to her service as Secretary of Arizona Translators & Interpreters, Flavia is an active member of the American Translators Association, Arizona Court Interpreters Association and the National Language Service Corps.

Through her personal experience with language as a source of upward mobility and through her passion for the industry and professional development, she strives to inspire her colleagues to believe in and pursue their personal and professional dreams. In her spare time, Flavia enjoys socializing with friends and family across the globe, exploring nature, and traveling the world.

Bragging rights
I am a xenophile and sapiophile. I have a bachelor of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and a diploma in Cosmetology.
Education
  • UBM
    Teaching English as a Foreign Language, 2006 - 2009
    Licentiate degree in English Linguistics.
  • Universidade Estácio de Sá
    Portuguese Translation, 2013 - 2016
    Latu Sensu (Specialization Brazilian degree) in PT BR>ENG and ENG>PT BR translation with 380 hours of coursework.
  • Brasillis Idiomas
    Conference Interpreting, 2016 - 2017
    Certificate in conference interpreting.
Basic Information
Gender
Female
Relationship
In a relationship
Work
Occupation
Portuguese Interpreter/Translator
Skills
Cooking, interpreting, translating, meditating
Employment
  • Telelanguage
    Interpreter Recruiter, present
  • Stratus Video Interpreting
    Video Portuguese Interpreter, 2015 - present
    Medical video interpretation using the consecutive mode of interpretation assisting English speakers and Limited English Proficient individuals get access to healthcare information and medical attention.
  • Cyracom International Inc
    Brazilian Portuguese Interpreter, 2011 - 2013
    Over-the-phone interpretation using the consecutive mode for various areas: medical, legal, financial, travel, IT and education.
  • Wizard Idiomas
    English Teacher, present
  • Centro Universitario de Barra Mansa
    English Teacher trainee, present
  • Lima Language Services
    Owner, Portuguese Linguist, 2016 - present
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Currently
Phoenix, AZ
Previously
Phoenix, AZ, United States - Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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