Conference for freelance translators and interpreters 18-19 June, 2016 - Porto, Portugal
Nádia Morais, ia freelance translator specialised in finance and management who studied modern languages, journalism and management and has been translating for nearly 15 years. After working for different publications as a writer and translating on the side, she decided it was time to be her own boss and has been a fully-fledged freelancer ever since. She is currently based in Lisbon and works as a freelance translator and writer, specialised in management, finance and oil & gas.
She has also been dedicating her time to all things to do with sustainability in management, after co-publishing a book last year entitled The Sustainable Organisation. Nádia is a member of APTRAD and IAPTI and will look at how freelancers can take the most out of their potential to gain control over their finances, time and lifestyle.
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ABRATES is a Brazilian professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions whose working language pairs include Portuguese (either European or Brazilian) as source or target language. ABRATES promotes one...READ MORE