1. What language(s) do you translate/interpret?

Spanish to English.

2. How did you become bilingual? Or how did you become a translator or interpreter?

I’m a native speaker of Spanish and I learned English as a child. I studied translation at university in Argentina.

3. Tell us about a job/assignment that really stands out in your memory.

Well, there are many wonderful job memories that I could share with you, but one that comes to mind right now is a vaccination campaign that I had the opportunity to work on, which was designed to make children less afraid. The play upon words, rhymes and cartoons were particularly challenging but definitely rewarding.

4. What career would you have if you weren’t a linguist?

Because of my love for languages and helping people communicate, I would have most likely been a speech therapist.

5. Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

l love sailing and dream of one day sailing the world and living on a boat when I retire.

6. What is one type of souvenir you always try to collect when you travel?

Probably keychains, because once you get back home, they remind you of your favorite trip every day.

7. If money was not limited, what country would you visit next?

Iceland has been on my radar for some time and would love to visit because of all the natural wonders, and the Northern Lights in particular.