Member since Dec '06

Working languages:
English to Gujarati
English to Hindi
English to Bengali
English to Urdu
Gujarati to English

agave
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United States
Local time: 12:51 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Gujarati Native in Gujarati, Hindi Native in Hindi
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Legal, immigration, business, medical, travel, sociology, literature. Translation, interpretation, transcription and voice overs.

Competitive pricing. Quick turnaround time. Available for phone translations even after office hours.

I am a Federal court and U.S. Department of Homeland Security approved interpreter and translator. I transcribe tapes for the US Citizenship and Immigration Service as well as private agencies. I also work as a freelance journalist in the United States; in India I was a reporter for the daily papers, The Times of India (Bombay) and The Economic Times (Calcutta). In addition, my articles have been published in numerous periodicals and magazines in India. I have also written a book, " The Ethnic Strife: A Study of Asian Indian Women in the United States," that was published in New York in 1993.

In September 2008, I was selected by the National Geographic Society's All Roads Project to work as an interpreter in Los Angeles and San Francisco. From October 2006 to August 2007, I was the coordinating interpreter / transcriber for the New York State Attorney General's wiretap project.

I have translated for various agencies in the United States, Canada and England in subjects ranging from medical questionnaires, ad copies, airline menus to labor contracts and educational materials. I have proofread and edited "Teach Yourself" language manuals for Random House and over the past few years have done voiceovers for the New York City Board of Education. Additionally I am also called upon to monitor voiceovers of other translators for quality and consistency. I am frequently asked by various agencies to evaluate the language skills of translators and interpreters.
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Total pts earned: 41
PRO-level pts: 33


Top languages (PRO)
English to Gujarati29
English to Hindi4
Top general fields (PRO)
Other12
Medical8
Social Sciences8
Science4
Law/Patents1
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical: Pharmaceuticals8
Computers: Software4
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Music4
Science (general)4
Transport / Transportation / Shipping4
Government / Politics4
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Keywords: interpreter, translator, legal, immigration, medical, literary, politics, sociology, education, travel and tourism, proofreading, editing, transcription, localization, creative writing, journalism.


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