Team of Chinese Translators
Rebeca - Chinese Translator and Mandarin Interpreter based in Barcelona, Spain

Rebeca, originally from Taiwan, is currently a Chinese translator and Mandarin interpreter in Barcelona, Spain.  She holds a master's degree in Chinese-English Conference Interpretation from Monterey Institute of International Studies, and has translated various documents from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese.  She also interpreted simultaneously for many conferences in Spain and other countries.  Below is her detailed CV.Chinese Translator in Barcelona, Spain

REBECA
M.A., Conference Interpretation
Barcelona, Spain

Languages: Chinese – A; English – B; Spanish – Advanced

INTERPRETATION & TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE

Freelance Translator since 2002
International Affairs, International Criminal Law, Energy, Environment/Climate Change, Political
Science, Telecom, Technology, Advertising / Marketing / PR, Journalism, Military Strategies, Legal, Certificates, Tourism/Hospitality, Architecture, Literature, History, Medical, Science, Musicology, Art

Contracted Technical Report Translator, Unimicron, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Aug 08
Translated R&D technical reports and related management strategies, content including carrier and IC packaging technologies and the company’s overall QA and management practices

Translator / Terminologist, International Criminal Court (ICC), The Hague, NL, Apr-Sep 07
- Court records and admin documents translation under the supervision of a senior reviser
- Interpretation training and occasionally performed interpretation for internal events
- Terminology management: ICC terminology database building and maintenance

In-house Translator, CETRA Translations, Inc., Philadelphia, USA, Jun 06 - Mar 07
- Translation: IT manuals, Certificates, government documents, questionnaires, open-end responses, medical records, product concepts, marketing materials
- Linguistic QA: Editing, proofreading, online review - TM maintenance

Conference Interpreter:
Syngenta Supplier Meeting, Chemspec Europe, Barcelona, Spain, Jun 09
Provided simultaneous interpretation for the abovementioned conference session on crop protection

Sino-Finnish Seminar on Prison Administration and Community Sanction, Finnish Ministry of Justice, Helskinki, Finland, Jun 09
Provided simultaneous and consecutive interpretation in the plenary sessions and working group
discussions for the Finnish and Chinese delegations on prison systems, prisoner reeducation, and
alternative sanctions, among others

Sino-Finnish Seminar on Anti-corruption, Finnish Ministry of Justice, Haikko, Finland, May 09
Provided simultaneous and consecutive interpretation in the plenary sessions and working group
discussions for the Finnish and Chinese delegations on corruption-related Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance, Assets Recovery, and the UNCAC

World Retail Congress 09, WRC & Deloitte, Barcelona, Spain, May 09
Interpreted for CEOs and Presidents of major retailers including LVMH, P&G, and Disney, and the Chinese delegation and entrepreneurs on retail strategies and practices, and emerging markets

Lamborghini Annual Conference, Automobili Lamborghini, Tenerife, Spain, Mar 09
Provided both simultaneous and consecutive interpretation for conference sessions regarding
Lamborghini’s global strategies and internal operation, among others

C-Level Negotiation, Telefónica & China Unicom, Barcelona, Spain, Feb 09
Interpreted the bilateral meeting between C-level executives of the largest integrated telecom operator in Spain and China

LFP Channel Summit, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Barcelona, Spain, May 08
Interpreted conference sessions and HP R&D Headquarter tour for HP LFP (Large Format Printing) channel partners from Taiwan and China.

Market Research on Business Strategies, National Analysts, Philadelphia, USA, 2006
Interpreted 10 interviews with top managers in China on IT solutions (i.e. ERP, CRM, etc), consulting services and management strategies

Challenges of Globalization, Fisher Graduate School of Int’l Business, USA, Spring 2006
Interpreted for the associate professor of Strategic Management of FGSIB, MIIS

Disaster Management Forum, Monterey Institute, California, USA, Fall 05
Interpreted for the Deputy Director of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, San Francisco

GROW (Gaining Real Opportunities for Women) Conference, National Association of Women MBAs, Monterey, USA, Fall 05
Interpreted keynote speech, financial and investment advice and dream realization sessions

Press Conference, Government of Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Interpreted for press conference held by the Education Ministry of Hsinchu city government

Guest-Speaker Escort Interpreter, Government of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Winter 02
Interpreted for 2 American guest-speakers in public/private meetings

International Conference, Mayor of Hsinchu City, Taiwan, Fall 02
Interpreted for mayor and foreign guests from three countries for city policy counsel conference

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Localization Project Manager, CETRA Translations, Inc., Philadelphia, USA, June 06 - March 07
-Managing projects with CAT tools -Culture/localization consulting
-Vendor database management -Account and budgetary management

Chief Interpreter, MIIS 50th Anniversary Conference, California, USA, Fall 05
Professional Education of 21st Century Translators and Interpreters
Coordinated 35 interpreters for this 3-day event; in charge of booth assigning and scheduling,
interpreter check-in, communicated with speakers for scripts and presentation materials

Student Project Assistant, GSTI Career Manager’s Office, MIIS, California, USA 04-05
Organized workshops, updated employer and alumni databases, assisted organizing job fairs

ENGLISH TEACHING & JOURNALISTIC EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant for Intensive Interpretation Courses, MIIS, California, USA, Spring 06
Instructed consecutive interpretation and sight translation practice sessions of the Intensive
Interpretation Courses for visiting PRC officials

English Teacher / Private Tutor / Teaching Assistant, Taiwan, 2001-03
Jordan English School, Hsinchu: English grammar and conversation classes / Office English
ROC Air Force Academy, Kaohsiung, Summer 02: Review classes and Teaching assistant

Local and Campus Online News Reporter, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan 02
Reported local and campus news, used editing software in news production process

EDUCATION

M.A., Chinese-English Conference Interpretation, May 2006
Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, USA

B.A., English Literature & Linguistics, 2004
National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Hispanic Study & English Literature (University Exchange Program), 2003-04
University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Other courses and seminars:

Don Quijote In-country Spanish Courses, Barcelona, Spain, 9 weeks, Nov 07- Jan 08
- Intensive Spanish courses of level C (Superior) with the grade “Sobresaliente” (Excellent).

Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA
- Hispanic Social Issues through Literature (Spanish), 6 months, 04

National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
- Economics, 12 months, 02-03 - Business and Management, 6 months, 03
- International Affairs, 6 months, 02 - Journalism: Practice and Theory, 6 months, 01

SKILLS

Computer: -Microsoft Office Suite - Internet Access - Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0
Localization: - Trados 7.0 (Workbench and TagEditor) - Transit
Music: Piano, Flute

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Merit Scholarship, Monterey Institute of International Studies, USA, 2004-06