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Katharine Allen

Katharine Allen

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1335 Rocking W Drive #396
Bishop, California 93514
United States
Phone: +17609205259
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Native Language: English
Working Languages: Spanish
Other Language(s) Into English: Spanish into English
English Into Other Language(s): English into Spanish


Katharine Allen is a community and conference-trained interpreter with over three decades of experience interpreting, training, and designing curricula. She is a licensed trainer and co-author for The Indigenous Interpreter® and The Community Interpreter® International training programs. As co-President of InterpretAmerica, she worked for 10 years to raise the profile of interpreting. Katharine is a founding member of the American Association of Interpreting and Translation in Education (AAITE), a national organization working to professionalize language services in education. Katharine is a frequent speaker at conferences. She has an MA in Translation and Interpretation from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

General Areas of Specialization: Agriculture, Arts/Humanities, Education, Environmental Fields, Medicine, Official documents, Personal documents

Specialized Equipment and Software:

Portable intepreting equipment, RSI-enabled

Translator or Interpreter: Translator, Interpreter

American Translators Association Affiliation: Member of ATA

Other Specializations:

Interpreter and Translator trainer and instructor:
University of Massachusetts at Amherst – Instructor for Online Certificate Program in Interpreting and Translation (2019 to present)
Glendon College Masters in Conference Interpreting – Instructor, Healthcare Interpreting Course (2012-2018)
ICA Languages, Curriculum Creator and Instructor in Interpreting and Translation for FBI Linguists

Translator Credentials/Degrees:

MA in Translation and Interpreting, Spanish-English, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, Monterey (2008)

Primary Interpreter Credentials:Simultaneous conference

Interpreter Credentials/Services:

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