Karen Friedman

Description

Karen Friedman is an Indianapolis, Indiana, based full-time translator/interpreter/editor-proofer/teacher with over 35 years of language-centered experience in business and education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science Degree with Distinction in Spanish Language and Secondary Education. She also has been awarded membership into the noted Phi Beta Kappa, an honor accorded only to those in the top 1% of the nation's Arts and Letters graduates.

Karen's extensive experience includes 7 years of teaching Spanish syntax, grammar and conversation at all secondary levels in both public and private institutions. She has also worked for 7 years in International Marketing as Latin American Marketing Specialist and in-house linguist with responsibility for all Latin American and Spanish-language client communications for a major Fortune 500 company. For 18 years she ran her own construction business with a specialty in residential remodeling work. She now devotes her professional time exclusively to language translation, interpretation, and associated activities in a variety of venues, including working as a qualified and trained Medical Interpreter with full Certification.

Through her full-time translation business, ELOQUENCE Language Services LLC, Karen provides immediate translation and interpretation in SpanishEnglish as well as English editing and proofing. She also provides other language combinations upon request.

Background:
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Includes substantial study in Spain at the University of Madrid (Complutense) and in Oaxaca, Mexico. Comprehensive travels include Latin America, Europe, and North Africa.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member, American Translators Association
Member, Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters (MATI)
Platinum Member, Better Business Bureau, ProZ.com

CERTIFICATION
Medical Interpreter Certificate, CCHCP Bridging the Gap

RATES
Negotiable depending on extent and demands of text and client

Language Pairs

English
- Spanish
Spanish
- English

Translating Services

AbstractingEditingProofreadingTranslating

Translating Tools

TRADOS

Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - MarketingBusiness - Travel & tourismLaw - ContractsLaw - Corporate lawMedicine - Health care

Interpreting Services

Escort

ATA Divisions

Educators DivisionInterpreters DivisionLaw DivisionMedical DivisionSpanish Language DivisionTranslation Company Division
Type

Translator, Interpreter

Level

Individual

Primary Phone

(317) 446-0951

Location

Carmel
IN
46032
United States

Years in Business

16 - 20 Years

Education Level

Graduate