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  Sarah Siwak

Faces of Gengo: Azman

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Azman, an English to Malay Senior Translator living in Kuala Lumpur, fell into translating after a long career in IT. He began as a hobbyist, translating old Malay literature on his blog, but soon decided that he preferred spending his days …

  Sarah Siwak

Faces of Gengo: Marina

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This week we’re featuring Marina Khonina, an early Gengo translator and current member of our Translator Operations team. Before joining Gengo, Marina spent 12 years as a freelance translator and interpreter based in Europe and Central Asia. Today, she puts …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Masami

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Senior Translators (STs) play an important role in Gengo’s community: they write and correct translator exams, give translators feedback and help keep quality on track. This week we’d like to feature one of our STs, Masami, who is also a …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Sam

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Sam is the Richard Branson of the translation world. His ambitions and determination to succeed have seen him develop skills in five languages, live in three countries and work for some of Korea’s biggest names such as Doosan and LG, …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Ivan

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Ivan began learning English when he was nine years old after his mother took him to a private tutor in his native Russia. Since then, English grew to be a huge part of Ivan’s life, later becoming the cornerstone of …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Misty

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Misty discovered the French language while studying opera during college. Dazzled by its beauty, she took every French course available and then went on to study it on her own. And here began her French adventures. With Gengo’s flexible schedule …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Lara

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Originally from Galicia, Spain, Lara is a globetrotting yogini with deep roots in Japan. She went on an exchange program there at 19 and stayed—for seven years! After studying literature in the US and Japan, Lara joined Tokyo’s fast-paced fashion …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Oradjeha

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Our next Face comes to us from Orhuwhorun, Nigeria. When not engaged in national service activities, Oradjeha puts his degree in German studies to use by translating for Gengo. He credits joining Gengo as the the beginning of his love …

  Jessica Roland

MIIS Career Focus Day 2013: Introducing the Next Generation of Translators to Gengo

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People begin translation careers in incredibly diverse ways—study, formal certification and volunteering are but a few traditional paths. In recent years, Gengo has added a new, flexible point of entry into the field.

We were excited to introduce this new …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Rainer

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Our third installment introduces us to Rainer. He’s from Schwalmtal, a little town in Germany’s Lower Rhine region halfway between Duesseldorf and the Dutch border. Beneath a focused working style is someone who’s no slave to his work. Rainer is …

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