Veronika Demichelis, CT is an ATA-certified English>Russian translator. She has a master’s degree in linguistics and intercultural communications and an MBA in human resources management. She has experience working as a communications, human resources, and social responsibility consultant for a major international oil and gas company. She is currently chair of ATA’s Professional Development Committee and Governance and Communications Committee and a member of the Membership Committee. She is also an instructor for the Houston Community College Translation and Interpretation Program and a co-host of the Smart Habits for Translators podcast.