Nora Torres

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offlineJoined December 08, 2015Health Care, Law: companies and business, Medicine (general), PharmaceuticalsArgentina
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My fields of expertise and areas of interest

Health Care, Law: companies and business, Medicine (general), Pharmaceuticals

My education

University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
University of Cambridge
B.A. in Translation, Major in Law
Certificate of Proficiency in English
1982
1993

My biography and experience

Nora is an English-Spanish translator, expert back-translator, localizer, proofreader, quality manager, and linguistic validation consultant. She holds a B.A. in Translation with a Major in Law from the University of Buenos Aires, and has been in the translation industry for over 30 years now. Initially an in-house translator for the largest publicly-held bank in Argentina and a classroom-based and distance-education Teacher of English for International Trade, she became a freelance translator in 1992. Nora was Vice-President of FairTradeNet, a Geneva-based association of freelance translators and, as such, was part of the delegation representing FTN at the World Summit on the Information Society in December 2003. She became a certified life-sciences linguist in 2007 and is currently co-owner of Translartisan, a translation studio specializing in biomedical translation.