10 Years In Translation

Join Us in Celebrating Found in Translation's 10th Anniversary on September 23rd, 2021!

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Found in Translation Awarded 2021 Funding from Womenade – Boston

June 22, 2021

We are excited to share that after a very selective application process, Found in Translation is one of the four organizations receiving 2021 grants through Womenade Boston. Womenade Boston “is a 501(c)(3) charitable women’s collective giving circle – a group of like-minded women committed to improving the lives of underserved women and teen girls in…

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Dr. Eric Hardt Honored for Contributions to the Field of Medical Interpreting

June 10, 2021

On Friday, June 4th, retired MD and current Found in Translation board member Dr. Eric Hardt was awarded the Tony Windsor Award at the 2021 MassAHEC Paving The Way to Healthcare Access Conference.  This award honors the legacy of Tony Windsor, a Massachusetts attorney who led efforts to pass the Massachusetts Emergency Room Bill in…

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Found in Translation awarded $400,000 Cummings grant

June 7, 2021

Found in Translation is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 to $500,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program. Our organization was chosen from a total of 590 applicants during a competitive review process, and will receive $400,000 over 10 years. Found in Translation’s innovative Language Access Fellowship Medical Interpreter…

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Now Hiring: Supportive Services Manager

June 4, 2021

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kelly Lynch at careers@found-in-translation.org by July 3rd.  Salary Range Starting salary is $62,400 – $66,560, depending on experience. Full salary range is $62,400 – $70,720.00, depending on performance.  Benefits Competitive benefits package including generous paid time off, health insurance, dental, vision, Short Term Disability, Life insurance…

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An Update on our Application Process (April 2021)

April 2, 2021

Found in Translation is currently in the midst of many exciting changes – most notably delivering our programming online for the first time. As a result of these ongoing adaptations, we will not be holding an open application process for our fall 2021 programming. We will be using this time to build our capacity to…

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We turn obstacles into assets. Designed specifically for low-income and homeless bilingual women, our program trains women with invaluable language skills to become professional medical interpreters.


"Found in Translation is doing great to help us, women,
to the next level of professional work. "

Kim, Vietnamese Interpreter

"After this course, I got my first job in the US.
I used to be a full-time mother before enrolling in Found In Translation."

 Helen, Korean Interpreter

"It was the encouragement - it was that I was told: Yes, this country needs what you have.
You have a value and  this is what makes all the difference in the world."

Serafima, Russian Interpreter

After completing the program my life changed drastically. My salary almost doubled [and] I got better job opportunities.” 

Anonymous, Found in Translation Graduate

“Found in Translation gave my professional self meaning and purpose; a career where I'm continually encouraged to learn and where I can use my skills to empower members of my community.”

Wilda, Spanish Interpreter

“Found in Translation gave me a foundation to start off a career that I never thought I could afford.
My skills have enabled me to bring smiles to limited English speakers by making communication easier."

Delfine, Swahili Interpreter

Gabi and Maria Graduation 2018


Our Interpreter Services connect Found in Translation alumnae with community partners in need of language services.

Our Impact


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The issues that Found in Translation addresses are not just problems facing the people of Boston. They are national, even worldwide, challenges. Our model is a solution with the potential for a global reach.




I believe that language is what makes us human. We just tend to not realize how important it is until it's gone.

- Maria Vertkin, Founder and Executive Director