Resumé

Education

Masters of Professional Studies in Conference Interpreting, University of Maryland, expected May 2015
U.S. Department of State Interpreters Workshop
Court Interpreters Exam Preparation Program
Court Interpreters Ethics Training Program
B.A. in Communications, Concentration in Advertising from the University of Texas at Arlington, May 1993.
RN degree from Jong Tai Medical College in Taiwan, 1989.
Previous - Received formal and informal training in linguistics from various sources, 1981-1989.

 

Interpreting Work Experience

  • Independent MANDARIN/TAIWANESE/ENGLISH interpreter, making accurate cross-language communication possible.
  • U.S. Department of State Contract Interpreter Eligibility Examination - PASSED.
  • Washington State Court Mandarin Chinese Interpreter - CERTIFIED.
  • U.S. Department of Justice Interpreter - QUALIFIED.
  • Major interpreting assignments:

    Conference Interpreting / Simultaneous Interpreting:
    2015.
    Chinese Boot Camp, Market America
    Global Quality Webcast, Merck
    Osteoporosis Management and Fracture Prevention, Merck
    MMD World Class Supplier Town Hall Meeting, Merck
    China-U.S. Biopharmaceutical Innovation Forum
    Global Security Sales Conference, Symantec
    New Drug Adjudication Investigator Meeting, Merck
    Global Partner Conference, Hewlett-Packard
    Global Sales Kick-off. VMware
    CES Press Conference. ZTE

    2014.
    MMD Year End Meeting. Merck
    Special Drug Study Protocol Update. Merck
    Special Drugs Study Result. Merck
    GTI Shale Gas Exchange Pittsburgh Conference. Gas Technology Institute
    14th US - China Oil and Gas Industry Forum in Denver. United States Energy Association
    BOAO Asia Forum in Seattle. BOAO
    Investment Symposium for BOAO Asia Forum. Microsoft
    Harley Davidson Annual Summer Meeting. Harley Davidson
    Special Drugs Investigator Meeting. Merck
    Bank of Communications, China, Briefing. Microsoft
    Press Meetings, NatureMade. Pharmavite
    Consumer Product Group Meeting. Merck
    National Defense Talks. CNAS
    Annual Shareholders Meeting. Starbucks
    MMD Meeting. Merck
    Sonicare Media Presentation. Philips
    Respironics Annual Meeting. Philips
    Global Quality. Merck

    2013.
    Global Eastern Market Team Meeting. Merck
    Shenyang City Government Briefing. Microsoft
    MCC Regional Business Meeting. Merck
    MCC Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    EBB Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    Liquefied Natural Gas Conference 17. Gas Technology Institute
    Town Hall Meeting. Ingersoll Rand
    MMD Worldwide Webcast. Merck
    Global Partner Conference. Hewlett-Packard
    MCC Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    EBB Meeting. Merck
    Accelerating Health Care. Philips
    Global Communication Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    Global and Diversity Inclusion Awards. Merck
    Merck Sigma Awards, Merck

    2012.
    Global Quality Webcast. Merck
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    Supply Chain Webcast. Merck
    Emerging Market Business Briefing Webcast. Merck
    Aviation Cooperation Program Executive Management Development Training VII: Project Management. Boeing
    Shanghai SASAC. Microsoft
    Great Towers Conference. World Federation of Great Towers
    12th Oil and Gas Industry Forum (OGIF). U.S. Energy Association
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    China Transportation Safety and Disaster Rescue Coordination Reverse Trade Mission. Department of Transportation
    Meetings with Supreme Court Judges from China. Global Intellectual Property Center
    EBB Webcast. Merck
    China Team Immersion. Starbucks
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    CAAC Airline Operations Seminar. Boeing
    Windows 8 VIP Summit. Microsoft
    Air Traffic Management Executive Training IV (Aviation Program): Project Management. Boeing
    Annual Call Center Exhibition (ACCE). UBM
    Mannifest. Mannatech
    Xiamen Airlines, 737 Handoffs. Boeing
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    Exchange Deployment and Ad Infrastructure Design, IT Security. Microsoft
    Supply Chain Management Global Webcast. Merck
    EBB Webcast. Merck
    Next Generation Collaborative Computing Kick-off Meeting Webcast. Merck

    2011.
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    Xiamen Airlines. Boeing
    Civil Aviation Administration of China, CAAC Future Leader. Boeing
    MMD Worldwide Webcast. Merck
    China National Institute of Standards. Microsoft
    Global Chief Information Officers (GCIO) Summit. Microsoft
    Manaquest Meeting. Mannatech
    Driving Through Concept Training, ASPC. Starbucks
    AES Safety Meeting. AES Corp.
    Mannatech Annual Conference. Mannatech
    Store Development Training. Starbucks
    State Intellectual Property Office of PRC, Patent and IP Briefing. Microsoft
    Hewlett Packer Client Team Onboarding Workshop. Hewlett-Packard
    Global Human Health Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    Summer Dealer Meeting. Harley-Davidson
    SIMS Global Team Meeting. Starbucks
    Global Quality Webcast. Merck
    Hewlett Packer Client Team Onboarding Workshop. Hewlett-Packard
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    Museum of Tomorrow. American Association of Museums
    CEO Summit. Microsoft
    Hewlett Packer Client Team Onboarding Workshop. Hewlett-Packard
    Translating Science into Drug Development Conference. Merck
    MMD Webcast. Merck
    Quarterly Update Webcast. AES
    Global Human Health Leadership Town Hall Meeting Webcast. Merck
    Life Science Innovation Northwest, 11th Annual Conference
    MVP Summit. Microsoft
    INTERDICT/RADACAD, International Border Security Training.  National Nuclear Security Administration and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    China Telecom Executive Briefing. Microsoft
    Winter Dealer Meeting. Harley-Davidson

    2010.
    Office Communications Services Launch. Microsoft
    Professional Developers' Conference (PDC). Microsoft
    Global Diversity & Inclusion Award Live Webcast. Merck
    US IRS and China SAT Executive Briefing. Microsoft
    Rivers for Life 3. International Rivers
    Global Chief Information Officers Summit. Microsoft
    Wetlands Protection Program. U.S. Department of State
    International Space Medicine Summit IV. James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine
    Deputy Mayor of Jinan City, China. Microsoft
    Oil and Gas Meeting. Noble Energy
    Global Webcast. Merck
    MVP Summit. Microsoft
    Managing During Integration. Merck
    China Unicom Telecommunication Corp Briefing. Microsoft
    Quality FTF Live Webcast. Merck

    2009.
    Merck-Schering Plough "Day One" Simulcast
    Global Aquaculture Alliance Conference
    Global Store Development Leadership Team Meeting. Starbucks
    Center for Information Work. QingDao University Medical College, Microsoft
    Oncology Training. Merck
    Chinese Media Presentation, Detroit OnStar Center. General Motors
    Sales Presentation to Autodesk. Thomson Reuters
    Global Employee Teleconference. Ingersoll Rand
    International Space Medicine Summit III. James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, 2009
    INTERDICT/RADACAD, International Border Security Training. National Nuclear Security Administration and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    Webcast Conference Interpreting, Global Webcast. Merck
    Webcast Conference Interpreting, Global Webcast. Merck
    Webcast Conference Interpreting, Face to Face Webcast. Merck
    MVP Global Summit. Microsoft
    Webcast Conference Interpreting, Town Hall Meeting. Merck
    Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Virtual Launch. Microsoft

    2008.
    Business Development Conference. Merck
    Hepatitis B Global Leading Experts Conference. Bristol Myers Squibb
    China Telecom Company Executive Briefing. Microsoft
    HuBei Municipality Executive Briefing. Microsoft
    Webcast Conference Interpreting. Merck
    Pipeline Repair and Maintenance Global Conference. Pure Technologies
    MVP Global Summit. Microsoft
    Webcast Conference Interpreting. Merck

    2007.
    Webcast Conference Interpreting. Merck and Company Incorporated
    Beijing Municipal Government, Executive Briefing. Microsoft
    Hardware Launch. Microsoft
    Webcast Conference Interpreting. Merck
    Windows Vista International Campus Tour. Microsoft
    Press Summit. Microsoft
    MVP Summit. Microsoft
    Product Launch Meeting. Starbucks
    International Partners Training Programs, Starbucks:
         Cultural Immersion. July
         Functional Immersion. July
         Cultural Immersion. January
         Functional Immersion. January

    2006.
    CEO Summit. Microsoft
    International Leadership Conference. Starbucks
    PTC 2007 Kickoff. Parametric Technology Corporation
    Annual Global Convention. Mannatech Incorporated
    International Partners Training Programs, Starbucks:
         Cultural Immersion. January
         Functional Immersion. February
         Cultural Immersion, Media Tour. February
         Cultural Immersion. May
         Cultural Immersion. June
         Cultural Immersion. July
         Cultural Immersion. August
         Functional Immersion. August

    2005:
    Engineering Meeting. Boeing
    Video Conference. Starbucks
    Sino-US University President Forum
    Board Meeting. Starbucks
    Media Tour and Press Conference. Starbucks
    Sino-US Sister Cities Conference
    International Partners Training Programs, Starbucks:
         Cultural Immersion. April
         Functional Immersion. July
         Cultural Immersion. July
         Cultural Immersion. August
         Functional Immersion. August

    2004, 2003.
    Global Distributors Meeting. Spacelabs. 2004
    HIV Vaccine Trials Network Conference. 2003

    Consecutive Interpreting:
    2015. Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) with Tsinghua University, University of Washington
    2014. China Bank of Communications (BOCOM) Briefing, Microsoft
    2014. NatureMade Press Meetings, Pharmavite
    2014. China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI) Briefing, Microsoft
    2014. CEO Summit, Microsoft
    2013 - Present. Regular engineering and sales coordination meetings, Golf Pride, Eaton
    2012. Joint Work Committee for Ministry of Science and Technology of China and Gates Foundation, Gates Foundation
    2012 - Present. Regular engineering meetings, Werner Paddles
    2012. Architectural design meetings, Rohleder Borges Architecture
    2011. MOU Negotiations and Signing between Ministry of Science and Technology and Gates Foundation, Gates Foundation
    2011. New Finance Tool Training, Starbucks
    2011. Executive Briefing, Microsoft
    2010. Clinical Imaging Training for Lab, Synarc
    2010. Clinical Imaging Training for Lab, Synarc
    2010. Wetlands Protection Program, Department of State
    2009. EMS Kick Off Meeting, Starbucks
    2009. Texas Workforce Commission
    2009. Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. Touring Getty Images and Corbis
    2008. SLD Megaports Operators Training. National Nuclear Security Administration and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    2008. Northwestern Glass Company
    2007. Oregon Steel Mill
    2006. CEO of major Chinese company, for Microsoft CEO Summit
    2002 - 2003. U.S. Department of Justice. Various investigations
    1999. President of Taiwan Operations orientation, for Starbucks Coffee Co.
    1998 - Present. Medical Professionals. Patient interviews and examinations
    1997. Mainland Chinese (PRC) Postmaster General and delegation members, for U.S. Postal Service
    1997. Republic of China legislators, South African Military Attaché and Defense Forces technicians, President of Guinea-Bissau. Speeches to dinner guests at official Taiwan government function
    1997 - Present. International & Domestic Law Attorneys. Depositions for patent dispute case and other cases of international, immigration, civil, medical, and criminal law
    1995, 1996, 1997. Central Vocational Training Center, Taiwan. Electronics technology exchange program, training courses and workshops, events, speeches, and presentations
    1993 - 1995, 1996. Ching-Yu Corp., Taiwan. International business negotiations with German and Italian heavy manufacturing equipment suppliers, facilitating acquisition, installation, and trouble-shooting of equipment for brick manufacturing plant

    Legal Interpreting:
    Awarded Washington State Court Certification as Mandarin Interpreter
    Interpreted at District Court in Washington State, including arraignments, preliminary hearings, pretrial conferences and trials.
    Civil: Interpreted at depositions, arbitrations, mediations, trials, and administrative: worker's compensation, medical (QME), immigration hearings.

    Examples of civil case proceedings:

    Yi v. Chang, Personal Injury deposition, at Lawrence and Versnel PLLC
    Wang & Wu v. Property & Mortgage Network, Inc., retained by plaintiff lawyer, Rob Crichton at Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
    China Aerospace v. James Liu of Hughes Aircraft
    Lovings Divorce Trial, retained by plaintiff lawyer, Kathleen Lappi


    TRANSLATION / LOCALIZATION WORK EXPERIENCE

    CHINESE/ENGLISH translation and software and website localization specialist, adding value to many clients' products.
    Highlights of software and website localization, verification, and documentation assignments:
    • Adidas website updating
    • Intel products and web presence
    • Royal Caribbean Cruise Line on-board graphical user interface
    • Microsoft Certification testing program
    • Rose Center for Earth and Space visitors' information and exhibit descriptions
    • Edify Customer Relationship Management website
    • Novell e-Business networking solutions
    • Agile Collaborative Manufacturing Commerce software
    • AutoDesk AutoCAD
    • RealNetworks RealPlayer
    • Adobe PhotoShop, Acrobat & ActiveShare

    Highlights of general translation assignments:

    • Contract translator for Intel's in-house translation department.
    • Translator/Transcriber of spoken Taiwanese and Mandarin Chinese language investigative recordings and translator of Chinese language confidential correspondence related to various investigations for the U.S. Dept. of Justice.
    • Assisted in establishing translation department at Intel Corp. for in-house clients, gained extensive insider experience in webpage localization and management, including graphics manipulation, and coordinating localization projects.
    • Member of Intel's international Y2K preparation team.
    • Assisted the General Manager of Spinspot Composites, Inc. with the development and translation of staff training materials, production schemes, etc.

    Voiceovers:
    Sound Transit Orca Card vending machine, Seattle
    Casino machines, California
    Television advertising, Seattle

     

    SPECIAL TALENTS, ABILITIES

    • Being widely read in Chinese, both ancient and modern, having a large vocabulary, possessing a range of knowledge in many areas, and loving the language have all contributed to my proficiency as an editor and proofreader.
    • My highly developed people skills make me well-suited to serving as a liaison.
    • I am a voice talent for voiceovers and message recordings.
    • I have had a series of humorous essays published in a major Taiwan newspaper.
    • I am familiar with the use of computers in both English and Chinese
      applications, able and equipped to do word processing, typesetting, and electronic file transfer in both languages in the format of your choosing.
    • I am accustomed to working in the Internet world (since 1994) and am proficient in the most commonly used Chinese document manipulating software.
    • I have my own English pre-editor collaborator and am resourceful in
      obtaining consultation from those knowledgeable in their fields.

     

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    American Translators Association, ATA
    Washington State Court Interpreters and Translators Society, WITS
    Northwest Translators & Interpreters Society, NOTIS
    National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators, NAJIT

     

    LECTURE / TEACHING

    • August, 1994 to January, 1995. English conversation teacher for intermediate level students.
    • October, 1993 to August, 1995. Part-time teaching assistant and consultant for beginner's English classes.

     


     

     

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