30 Mount Morris Park W #2R, New York, NY 10027
New York University, New York, NY
Master of Science in Translation: Degree received: April 2015
Hamline University/Gaston Berger University, Minnesota/Saint-Louis
Graduate Certificate in Literature across Culture: Globalization and Multiculturalism between USA and Senegal, 2009.
Translation Consultant, Woodland Park, NJ
Translated software, training materials and workforce transition guide; used UPerform software to translate and rerecord screenshots; led the French translation team in Cytec’s Project Go.
French Translator/Interpreter at Verilogue Physician-Patient Dialogue Research and Exam, Horsham, PA.
Transcribed interviews, scrubbed, de-identified the necessary information between doctors and patients, and translated it into English.
French Editor and Proofreader at Éditions Hakili, New York, NY.
Proofread and edited books before they are published. The last text I proofread and edited was published in November
Freelance Translator, Interpreter (French) New York, NY.
Translated legal, commercial and financial documents (birth, marriage, and death certificates, affidavits, transcripts, contracts, leases, patents, etc.) of members of the African community in New York.
Volunteer at Emmaus Refugee ESOL After School Program, Albany, NY.
June 2011 – July 2011
Provided translation assistance for the African refugees and their families in Albany, New York. Coordinated interactive learning activities through sport (soccer)
English and French High School Teacher in SENEGAL.
November 2009 – March 2011
Taught English and French at four different levels. Designed lessons plans following the national curriculum.
Coordinated the students’ activities. Represented the teachers to the school’s financial board.
PC literate, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Office application
Language skills: understand African languages (Wolof, Serer, Malinke), fluent in French and English, excellent reading and writing in Arabic.
Member of # 260631 of ATA (American Translators Association)
Member of the NYCT (New York Circle of Translators)
Member # 382849 of AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America)
Reading, editing, translating.