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Molly Yurick Wins 2014–2015 School Outreach Contest

November/December 2015 Issue

ATA member Molly Yurick, a Spanish>English translator based in Oviedo, Spain, won a free registration to ATA’s 56th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida. Molly won the contest for the photo taken during her visit to the Instituto de Educación Secundaria Cuenca del Nalón in Asturias, Spain, to speak to students in the English/Spanish bilingual program. […]

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ATA at the ELIA Together Conference in Barcelona, Spain

May/June 2019 Issue

In February 2019 I had the pleasure of representing ATA at the European Language Industry Association (ELIA) Together conference in Barcelona, Spain. (ATA was a sponsor.) ELIA describes itself on its website as the “European not-for-profit trade association of language service companies with a mission to accelerate our members’ business success.”1 Throughout the year, ELIA […]

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Board Meeting Highlights

January/February 2019 Issue

The ATA Board of Directors met October 27–28, 2018 in conjunction with the Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Here are some highlights from the meeting. Welcome: President Corinne McKay welcomed the newly elected directors—Eve Lindemuth Bodeux and Meghan (McCallum) Konkol—and congratulated Directors Melinda Gonzalez-Hibner and Tony Guerra on their re-election. They join President-Elect Ted […]

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Profile of ATA 2017–2018 School Outreach Contest Winner: Jessica Sanchez

January/February 2019 Issue

When Jessica Sanchez was invited to speak during Career Day at Harrison Elementary School, she decided to surprise students by handing out headsets and giving them a live demonstration of what an interpreter’s work is all about!

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Jessica Sanchez Wins 2017–2018 ATA School Outreach Contest

November/December 2018 Issue

Jessica Sanchez, a Spanish interpreter and interpreter coordinator for the Fayette County Public School District in Kentucky, won a free registration to ATA’s 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans (October 24–27, 2018) through ATA’s School Outreach Contest. Jessica won the contest with a photo taken during her career day presentation at Harrison Elementary School in […]

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ATA Celebrates International Translation Day with a Blitz!

November/December 2018 Issue

Although International Translation Day (ITD) has been around since 1953, it’s usually a quiet time when translators and interpreters reflect on their careers and congratulate each other on a job well done. But this year was different! In August, ATA called on members to shake it up and celebrate ITD 2018 on September 28 with […]

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Enter ATA’s School Outreach Contest!

May 1, 2018

This is your chance to win a free registration to ATA’s 59th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 24-27, 2018!

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Profile of ATA 2016–2017 School Outreach Contest Winner: Marybeth Timmermann

January/February 2018 Issue

When Marybeth spoke to students in an advanced Spanish class at the local high school, she impressed her audience with her French skills and real-life translation examples.

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Rika Mitrik Educates Future Clients and Bilingual Children, Wins 2016 School Outreach Contest

January/February 2017 Issue

Knowing that she had to adapt the content of her presentation to the short attention span of three- to five-year-olds, this year’s School Outreach winner used a role-play exercise and some interactive activities to explain the difference between translation and interpreting.

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