It’s the last week of April and NAJIT’s Annual Conference is just around the corner. Before we know it, we will be in San Antonio, polishing skills, learning what’s new in the field, catching up with old friends and making new ones. And although I...

Heidi Cazés-Sevilla and Gerda Prato-Espejo have an invitation for you. They are NAJIT's Nominations Committee and want to make sure we are ready to cast our votes and don't forget to do so. After all, WE are NAJIT! Conference time is near, and with it, we...

We build too many walls and not enough bridges. - Isaac Newton We see that “building bridges” metaphor often when someone is referring to the work done by translators and interpreters. We bridge languages and cultures by enabling people to communicate effectively, even if they do not...

© 2016 Rita Pavone/Minerva Translations & Language Services Besides being an interpreter and a translator for over 20 years, I have also taught public speaking courses and presented at interpreters’ symposia and other professional meetings. Speaking in public requires a high level of involvement with the subject...