- Buenos Aires, AR
- £20 /hr
- Available now
Aurora Humarán, linguistic mediator, is a Sworn/Certified Legal Translator graduate of the School of Law of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She completed undergraduate universitymore...Aurora Humarán, linguistic mediator, is a Sworn/Certified Legal Translator graduate of the School of Law of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She completed undergraduate university studies in Marketing (UADE) and Advertising (UCES), and postgraduate studies in Translation and Interpretation.
Aurora’s professional translation, editing and proofreading expertise focuses on legal, financial, technical, medical, banking, marketing and media terminology. She provides ongoing language services for the International Finance Corporation (CAO), McCann-Erickson, Providian Financial, World Bank, Center for Justice and Accountability, and USAID, among others. Nevertheless, her passion for literature led her to become a member of Emecé's publishing house “Reading and Critics Team”.
She is a member in good standing of the American Translators Association (ATA), Colegio de Traductores PÃºblicos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires and AsociaciÃ³n Argentina de Traductores e Intérpretes.
Aurora is also a Spanish Language Proofreader certified by FundaciÃ³n Litterae. (Litterae is a highly prestigious organization created in 1988 as a vehicle for disseminating the proper use of the Spanish language. The International Professional Proofreader curriculum is focused on educating and training copy editors and is a very demanding post-graduate level program. Chaired by Dr. Alicia Zorrilla, Corresponding Member of the Real Academia EspaÃ±ola, and Secretary of the Academia Argentina de Letras.
At present, Aurora is working with Dr. Alicia Zorrilla on a lexicographic project.
Aurora is CEO of Aleph Translations
Area Covered: Planet Earth
Work Experience Summary: + 25 years in the translation industry.
FREE-LANCE Translator (from December 1, 2003)
PROVIDIAN BANK S.A. • Legal Department (July 2000 until November 2003)
In-House Translator (Legal Department)
CLOROX ARGENTINA S.A. (Nov 1995 - July 2000)
Media Assistant (with a scholarship from the company to study Advertising at UCES).
COCA-COLA DE ARGENTINA S.A. (1994-1995)
Assistant to the Legal Department Director
Education Summary: Universidad de Buenos Aires - CERTIFIED LEGAL TRANSLATOR / BA IN TRANSLATION (1982)
Universidad Argentina de la Empresa - BA IN MARKETING
Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales - BA IN ADVERTISING
FundaciÃ³n Litterae-Fundéu - CERTIFIED COPY EDITOR AND PROOFREADER OF SPANISH (2005)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation
B/L's, Drafts, Letters Rogatory, Customs Clearance documents.
Contracts, corporate documents, birth certificates, marriage certificates, passports, resumes, academic transcripts.
Stock Purchase Projects
Derivatives (Futures, Forwards, Options, Swaps)
Advertising material in general
SEMINARS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES - TRANSLATION
COLEGIO DE TRADUCTORES PÃšBLICOS DE LA CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES
(1996, 1998, 2001 and 2003) Attended the first, second, third and fourth Congreso Internacional de Traductores PÃºblicos e Intérpretes (International Congress of Public Translators and Interpreters).
UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES (1997) • Facultad de Derecho y C. Sociales
Postgraduate course in Interpretation (Grade: outstanding)
COLEGIO DE TRADUCTORES PÃšBLICOS DE LA CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES (among others)
“Seminar in Language and Translation” Dr./CPT. Ricardo Chiesa (1992)
“Translating Contracts into English” Dr./CTP. Ricardo Chiesa (1994)
“Introduction to Accounting and Financial Issues” CPT Silvana Debonis (1997)
“Financial Statements. Theory and Translation”. CPT Silvana Debonis (1998)
“Capital Markets” MÃ³nica Erpen (ComisiÃ³n Nacional de Valores de la RepÃºblica Argentina) (2001)
“Derivatives. Futures, Forwards, Options, Swaps” CPT Silvana Debonis (2001)
RUT SIMCOVIC SCHOOL OF INTERPRETING
“Teaching Translators how to Translate.” Sergio Viaggio (December 2002)
FUNDACIÃ“N LITTERAE-FUNDÉU (among others)
Financial Workshop (Silvana Debonis) September 2003
Octavas Jornadas de Normativa del Idioma EspaÃ±ol (November 2003)
SEMINARS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDIES - MARKETING/ADVERTISING/MEDIA
CÃMARA ARGENTINA DE ANUNCIANTES (1999)
CLOROX ARGENTINA S.A. (1997,1998,1999)
I, II and III Media Workshop (Copy Strategy, Brand Positioning, Selling Ideas)
UNIVERSIDAD DE ESTUDIOS EN CIENCIAS COMERCIALES
“The Future is not what it used to be” • Félix Grosso (October 1998) Media Workshop. Case Study: Renault.
FUNDACIÃ“N DE CIENCIAS EMPRESARIALES
“Media Specialization” • First year passed - Prof. Roberto Albertini (1997)
CLOROX ARGENTINA S.A.
“The Seven Habits of Highly Efficient People” • Stephen Covey (1996)
IDEA (Instituto para el Desarrollo de Empresarios en Argentina) (1990)
Selling Techniques Workshop (Américo Pérez)
Hobbies / Other interests
Certified Scuba Diver (1 star) Member of the Argentine Federation of Underwater Activities.
Passionate reader. Favorite writers: Jorge Luis Borges, Isaac Asimov, Saul Bellow, Gabriel GarcÃa Márquez, H.P.Lovecraft, Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickinson, Ray Bradbury, Umberto Eco, William Faulkner, Edgar A. Poe and a long etcetera.
Certified Translator / Certified Proofreader of Spanish Language