#BlabbingTranslators: On being a refugee mentor feat. @CarissArabic Season 1, Episode 14




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    We use our skills to connect people and build bridges between cultures.

    We can also use them to help those in need and make their life in a new and unfamiliar environment easier.

    In this episode a US-based Arabic into English translator Carissa Skrivanek shares her experience of being a refugee mentor.

    In this episode you will learn:

    • What a refugee mentor does
    • What are some of the problems refugees have to deal with
    • What kind of activities a refugee mentor can do with refugees
    • How you can get involved in helping refugees
    • How being a refugee mentor can enrich your life

    …and much more!

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    Skills Refugees Should Know

    SURVIVAL ENGLISH

    What can we do together

    The below two links were provided by our viewer, Andrea Spila:

    An article on importance of translation tools for refugees

    Clowns without Borders (a non-profit organization which offers “resilience through laughter”)

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    Dmitry Kornyukhov

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    Founder of The Open Mic. English-Russian Translator. Video game localization specialist. Helping small and medium-sized businesses go global. Loving every minute of it.

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