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Abukar Abraham

Language Pair: English – Somali Native language: Somali and Maay MaayCountry of Origin: Somalia
Home 428 N. Indian Creek Drive, Suite A Atlanta GA 30021 Home Phone: 404-955-2000 Website: http://www.somalitranslator.com

Biography

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EDUCATION

MSC. Network & Telecommunication’s Management Oct. 2009 – 9/10
Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Graduated June 2002
DeVry University, Decatur, Georgia, U S A
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Administration Graduated Nov. 1990
Somali National University, Mogadishu, Somalia

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Translator and Interpreter April 1998 – Present
As freelance translator and interpreter, I work for various agencies throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Documents I translated surpass more than 5,000,000 words and counting. The documents include from legal documents, government, educational to social services, to medical documents, and every other documents, from finance and banking to insurance documents, etc.
Interpretation:
Hundreds of out-of-court legal (depositions, arbitrations, mediations) medical and community assignments.
Simultaneous and consecutive on-site court and related interpreting for State and/or County Courts in GA, CO, WA, OR, TN, MN and NC.
On-site/phone assignments for immigration court hearings, state administrative hearings, county courthouse, and worker’s compensation courts in 5 states and PR.
Conference, seminar, and agencies.
10,000+ hours by phone, mostly for World Wide Interpreter, CyraCom, Eriksen, and TransPerfect, a wide range of subject areas, 2006-date.

SERVICES OFFERED

Translation, Interpretation, Editing, Proofreading, and Voice-Over

SPECIALTIES

Education Legal · Business · Marketing · Finance HR Social Service · Brochure · Employee Manuals · Health

TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY

SDL Trados 2017 · MemoQ 2015 · Word fast Pro. · Microsoft Office

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Professional Credentials

ACTFL, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Certified Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) tester by Language Testing Int’l (LTI)
Certified Somali Language Tester by ALTA
Qualified Interpreter/Translator by Department of Human Resource (Georgia, U.S.A)
A member of Atlanta Association of Interpreters and Translators
A voting member of the American Translators Association (ATA)
Member of the National Education Association (NEA)