It is with a great deal of excitement and anticipation that I let you know that I have the honor of serving as the new editor of the NAJIT Observer. It is a role I take on in the hope that I can build on...

I used to think that to be an association volunteer you needed to be extraordinary, extremely qualified, have all sorts of accreditations, certifications, a long resume, and be known to all in the profession.  However, all you need is to have the will, the time,...

When Maria Cristina de la Vega invited me to join the team of contributors to NAJIT's weekly publication, in 2011, little did I know that one day I would end up taking her place at its helm. I was asked to lead the project by Rob...

It’s election time again. And thanks to the efforts of the Nominations Committee, we have a roster of capable candidates willing to help NAJIT in its growth. Their statements and biographies are available on the website. We all know that voting is a privilege. It so...

This is a time to celebrate gratitude; a time to recognize, acknowledge and be thankful for our experiences. A good life is not one free of hardships; it is one in which there is a balance between good and bad times. We can't all achieve a...

One constant in our jobs is the learning. Be it because of technological developments, new terminology, new practices or linguistic influences or whatever, we are always learning something new. Each job we do either has content that teaches us something or demands research that will...

Association-sponsored conferences for 2020 are starting to put out their calls for papers, first and foremost NAJIT. It used to be that presentations at judiciary interpreter & translator conferences were only or mostly for those working to and from Spanish. It also used to be...

Dear Readers, This week we bring two posts for your delight. Changes on the Board and professional assertiveness by standing up for what is right are always good things to share with our members. Enjoy. Giovanna Lester, CT TNO Editor     Changes on the Board There has been a change in...

This is a collection of Facebook photos taken at NAJIT 40, but mostly it is a space for YOU to share a bit of your experience during the conference with all who could not be there. The City NAJIT 40's venue, by Punjabi-Hindi Interpreting and Translations. Excursion...