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TIS Alumni Talks - Apr. 15

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies
Date
Apr 15, 2024   2:00 - 4:00 pm  
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The Program in Translation & Interpreting Studies

We will have three talks from our outstanding alumni!!

Fahd Alhathloul (MA, 2019, Arabic<>English) Vision, Venture, Victory: Transforming Ideas into Success 

A journey from attending the TIS program to founding the Saudi Arabia Translation Association, embarking on a PhD, establishing a translation company, to becoming a key figure in the translation and interpretation industry in the Arabic world, alongside teaching and managing over 300 projects as an independent freelancer. Fahd will share his experience interpreting for top Royals across several Middle Eastern countries and creating a sustainable financial model that bridges academia, freelance work, and entrepreneurship.

Jacob Brown (MA, 2023, Spanish<>English) Uniting Education and Experience in the Interpreting Field 

Jacob will talk about his background working as a freelance Spanish Interpreter, how the TIS program accelerated his understanding of the profession, and the merit of combing academia and practical interpreting experience. This journey through the translation and interpreting industry is what led him to founding a language services provider (LSP).

Audra Lincon (MA, 2020, Japanese<>English) Translation and Technology

Audra will draw on their experience working as an in-house translator to describe the role technology plays in their duties. In addition to building awareness about the pros and cons of machine translation, the speaker will also touch briefly on the use of generative AI in their work and studies.


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