Latest Happenings at Found in Translation

Leadership Transition Update

By Found in Translation / September 1, 2022 / Comments Off on 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…

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

By Found in Translation / September 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Summer 2022 Newsletter

Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022! On August 27th, Found in Translation held the program celebration for our most recent class of medical interpreters – the Spring Class of 2022! Having completed the certificate training, these women are now ready to take the next step in their careers and begin working as professional interpreters. Like the class this…

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Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022!

By Found in Translation / August 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Congratulations, Spring Class of 2022!

On August 27th, Found in Translation held the program celebration for our most recent class of medical interpreters – the Spring Class of 2022! Having completed the certificate training, these women are now ready to take the next step in their careers and begin working as professional interpreters. Like the class this year, this event…

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Party in the Park!

By Found in Translation / July 18, 2022 / Comments Off on Party in the Park!

On Saturday, July 9th, Found in Translation hosted an in-person gathering at Christian Herter Park in Brighton to take professional headshots for the Spring 2022 class, and to celebrate our Executive Director Maria Vertkin ahead of her move to St. Louis. Students arrived dressed up and ready for their headshots by our longtime supporter and…

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Found in Translation Alumnae Speak as Panelists on Childcare Solutions Webinar

By Found in Translation / June 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Found in Translation Alumnae Speak as Panelists on Childcare Solutions Webinar

On June 21st, two Found in Translation alumnae were invited to speak as panelists on a webinar hosted by MA Essentials for Childhood. (This is the same program that honored Found in Translation with the Essential Agent of Change Award last year.) The topic was “Childcare Solutions,” focusing on concrete examples of what is possible…

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Found in Translation representatives present on Fair Working Conditions for Interpreters at Paving the Way Conference

By Found in Translation / June 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Found in Translation representatives present on Fair Working Conditions for Interpreters at Paving the Way Conference

On June 4th, Found in Translation board members Gaye Gentes and Lisa Walker, along with Executive Director Maria Vertkin, presented a session on fair working conditions for interpreters at the annual Paving the Way to Healthcare Access conference. The presentation was facilitated by Bindiya Jha, Found in Translation’s Program Director for Medical Interpreter Training as…

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Welcome, Class of 2022! Spring 2022 Newsletter

By Found in Translation / May 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Welcome, Class of 2022! Spring 2022 Newsletter

Two Classes in 2022 Starting this year, Found in Translation will run two medical interpreter certificate training cycles each year, with one beginning in the spring and one in the fall. Through an updated application process and additional capacity, we are now accepting applications year-round on a rolling basis. Spring 2022 Class is in Session! Our Spring…

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Found in Translation’s special 10th Anniversary Report is now available!

By Found in Translation / May 4, 2022 / Comments Off on Found in Translation’s special 10th Anniversary Report is now available!

Read the intro from Maria Vertkin here: When Found in Translation first began back in 2011, no one could have predicted that we would mark our 10th Anniversary in the midst of overlapping economic and health crises triggered by a global pandemic. However, despite these unprecedented circumstances and through the steadfast support of our full…

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National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare names Found in Translation as a 2022 Language Access Champion Awardee

By Found in Translation / May 1, 2022 / Comments Off on National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare names Found in Translation as a 2022 Language Access Champion Awardee

We are deeply honored to share that Found in Translation is a 2022 recipient of the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) Language Access Champion Award! The NCIHC is a multidisciplinary organization of professionals dedicated to advancing language access and the interpreting profession. The group is composed of leaders from around the world…

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Leadership Transition at Found in Translation

By Found in Translation / April 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Leadership Transition at Found in Translation

Dear friends,  In 2011, possessed by an idea too good to not at least try, I launched Found in Translation, and spent the next decade pouring my heart, soul, and occasionally tears (of joy!) (usually!) into it. Ten years ago this month, our very first class celebrated their graduation. This week, the spring cycle of…

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