Member Meeting – Sept. 25 – Finances of a Translator
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Date(s) - 09 / 25 Tuesday / 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

NYU School of Professional Studies


The New York Circle of Translators invites you to our next member event on September 25.

Speaker: Melissa Harkin

Presentation: Finances of a Translator

Can you survive as a translator? The speaker will teach how to calculate prices/rates. She will also talk about having a menu of different prices, financial planning, and where and how to find direct clients.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6:30-8:30 pm

NYU School of Professional Studies

7 East 12th St. Room 321

(Bring ID for building access)

Presentation to be followed by Q&A and networking

Speaker BioMelissa Harkin is a Brazilian translator (residing in Connecticut) working in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, and specializing in journalistic, legal, energy, and sustainable development content. She has a Bachelor’s Degree of Laws, MBA in Strategic Management, Certificate in Translation and Subtitling, Certificate in English for Journalism, a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Specialization, and a Specialization in Effective Communication: Writing, Design, and Presentation. From 1997 to 2011, she worked part-time as a translator while dedicating herself to her original legal background. In January 2012, Melissa decided to dedicate herself full-time to translations and has since been providing her services to several national and international development banks, major international NGOs, and multinational companies. She is a member of the American Translators Association (ATA), Brazilian Translators Association (Abrates), New England Translators Association (NETA), Blog Editor of the ATA’s Portuguese Language Division, and the administrator of the New York Circle of Translators (NYCT).

RSVP (and pay) below by September 18.

Free for members (log in to RSVP).

Non-member admission is $10.


Bookings are closed for this event.