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By Gio Lester ©2017 Disruptive. Disruption. It is the in thing to do, to be, to strive for. And that is at the core of a new project officially launched early this month – a virtual T&I conference with one foot in Brazil and the other, in the US. My partner in this project is the Brazilian translator Márcia Nabrzecki, and I operate things in the US. And just like every T&I professional, we love conferences! Getting together with our […]

Bringing a Disruptive Dream to Life


By Gio Lester © 2017 This is a quick guide that I know eVoice readers will have points to add to. Please feel free to do so, and share your observations in the comments below. 1- So, what language is it that you need? It is important to be very clear when determining the language of an assignment. Portuguese has a number of variants: Cape Verdean, Angolan, Brazilian, European to cite a few. Chinese can mean Mandarin or Cantonese. And […]

Hiring an Interpreter? Five Points to Consider



Credential
Originally published on LinkedIn as Embrace Your Interpreter to Guarantee Success and Greater ROI, on March 6, 2016. Successful communication remains the most important ingredient in business. And approaching customers in their own language is the best solution available to multinational corporate players to reach their target audiences with full impact, intelligently and in a manner that will ensure the highest ROI conversion. Embracing your interpreters and translators as ad hoc members of the marketing, sales or training teams, as […]

Embrace Your Interpreter


ABRATES VII
Article originally published in The Chronicle, a monthly publication of the American Translators Association, October 2016. The Associação Brasileira de Tradutores e Intérpretes (ABRATES) held its 7th Annual Conference in June, and the ATA was there looking to forge ties. This brief peek inside the conference will show you how Brazilians do it. In June, the Associação Brasileira de Tradutores e Intérpretes (ABRATES) (Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters) held its seventh International Conference in beautiful Rio de Janeiro at […]

Inside the ABRATES VII International Conference