Announcing our new Executive Director – Divya Chaturvedi
Dear friends, Last spring, Found in Translation announced the beginning of an Executive Director search to identify a new leader. After an extensive search process, we are pleased to announce that Divya Chaturvedi has been selected as our new Executive Director, and officially joined the organization on May 1st, 2023. She succeeds Found in Translation’s…Read More
2022 Annual Report – Out Now!
Read the intro from Interim Executive Director, Kelly Lynch here: 2022 was a particularly momentous year for Found in Translation. We expanded to two cycles per year, welcomed our 10th and 11th classes of interpreters, and saw our passionate and talented alumnae community grow to over 300 members. The small but mighty team of three…Read More
Class of Fall 2022 Celebrates Together!
Last Saturday afternoon, recent graduates of Found in Translation’s Fall Class of 2022 came together in person to celebrate their hard-earned achievements. Our newest alumnae gathered with their families, staff, volunteers and their fellow alumnae at a community space in Brighton, and everyone enjoyed food, music, and taking photos in front of the photo wall.…Read More
Found in Translation Receives Multi-Year Support from Tufts Medical Center
We are excited to share that Found in Translation has received a 3-year, $150,000 grant from the Tufts Medical Center! In response to their Community Health Needs Assessment carried out last year (which included a focus group of Found in Translation alumnae), TMC has issued grants to local nonprofits supporting behavioral health, financial security and…Read More
Congratulations, Fall Class of 2022!
On February 25th, Found in Translation held the program celebration for our most recent class of medical interpreters – the Fall Class of 2022! If it seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the Spring Class of 2022 – that is because we (kind of) were! In 2022, Found in Translation doubled the frequency of…Read More
2022: A Year of Innovation and Growth
Dear friends, When I joined the team at Found in Translation just over seven years ago, we were a staff of three operating out of our tiny shared office in Cambridge, led by our inimitable Founder and Executive Director, Maria Vertkin. Found in Translation had just celebrated the graduation of our fourth class of Language…Read More
Community First: Reflections on legacy and impact by Maria Vertkin
Dear friends, As the year comes to a close, I reflect on an 11-year legacy. Found in Translation made economic mobility possible for over 300 immigrant women—myself among them. I was 25 years old when I founded Found in Translation, closer to how old I was when I was experiencing homelessness than to the age…Read More
2022 Virtual Job Fair and Educational Opportunities Event
Along with our partners at CCCS and UMass CHAN Medical School, Found in Translation held our third Interpreter Job Fair on November 17th, and our second to take place entirely online. Hosted on the Found in Translation website, this free event was open to interpreters in Boston…and around the world! To match the broader scope…Read More
Now Hiring: Development Director
How To Apply To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Renée Metelus at [email protected]. Summary The Development Director is responsible for the management, growth, and diversification of a multi-faceted and effective development program. In addition to being a strategic, creative and methodical thinker and fundraiser, the Development Director must be an adaptive…Read More
Leadership Transition Update
Today (September 1st), Found in Translation turns eleven years old! We enter our twelfth year on the precipice of exciting change. The search for our next Executive Director is underway. In the meantime, to give ourselves the time to make a thoughtful and smooth leadership transition, the board of directors has appointed Kelly Lynch as…Read More