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ATA at "Protect Translators and Interpreters, Protect the World": A Roundtable at the United Nations

July 18, 2018

On April 10, 2018, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations hosted “Protect Translators and Interpreters, Protect the World”…

ATA Members in The Boston Globe and The Daily Beast

March 15, 2018

The Boston Globe and The Daily Beast interviewed several members of the American Translators Association for articles concerning the possible summit meeting between U.S.…

Stepping Out on Capitol Hill: ATA’s First Advocacy Day in Washington, DC

January 15, 2018

ATA’s 58th Annual Conference in Washington, DC was an opportunity too good to pass up! It was the right time and place for ATA’s first Translation and Interpreting Advocacy Day.

ATA Holds Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

October 25, 2017

The American Translators Association (ATA), the nation’s largest professional organization for translators and interpreters, held its first Translation and Interpreting (T&I) Advocacy Day in…

Bridging the Language Gap at TEDxNIU

September 11, 2017

I was invited to speak at the TEDxNIU Annual Conference at Northern Illinois University on April 22, 2017. There were more than 200 attendees…

ATA President David Rumsey Featured on CNBC and PBS Nightly Business Report 

July 15, 2017

American Translators Association (ATA) President David Rumsey was featured on CNBC’s Where the Jobs Are series and the PBS Nightly Business Report. The news…

Outreach

The importance of professional translation and interpreting is often not understood by the general public. ATA continuously promotes you and your services through targeted outreach.

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Public Outreach

ATA's public outreach campaign provides content for professional and trade publications to spread insight to a wide range of readers.

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School Outreach

ATA's School Outreach Program prepares the next generation of language professionals and the next generation of clients.

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Client Outreach Kit

Client Outreach

ATA’s Client Outreach Kit is a tool that helps you connect with potential clients and educate them about language services.

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Listen to Podcasts about Advocacy and Outreach

Get a behind-the-scenes look at ATA’s programs, events, and plans. Learn more about the dedicated volunteers that make it all happen.

ATA Mastermind Program

E86: Advocacy Committee Updates

The Advocacy Committee is on your side, and Ben explores what that looks like on the international level.

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E58: ATA Advocacy

In episode 58 of The ATA Podcast, Advocacy Committee Chair Lorena Ortiz Schneider talks with Host Matt Baird about ATA’s efforts to educate the public about translators and interpreters, and how you can help make a difference.

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E53: How ATA’s Socially Distanced School Outreach Works

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