About Mariana

Mariana is a Spanish native speaker born and raised in Mendoza, Argentina. She studied at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo and became a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language. She later moved to the United States where she taught full time Spanish at public high schools and did translations part-time. She got her MA from Saint Michael's College, VT and she also worked as an ESL teacher. 

At the present Mariana is a full-time translator and medical interpreter. Mariana also works as a freelancer for Duolingo contributing to the Spanish and English courses by creating content, reviewing, and translating. Mariana also volunteers as a translator for Vegan Outreach, a non-profit organization working to end violence against animals.

When Mariana is not working, you can see her outside training for triathlons, running, and riding her bike.

Degrees and certifications

Teacher of English as a Second Language. Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Mendoza, Argentina

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Saint Michael's College. Vermont, USA

AP Spanish Literature. Saint Johnsbury Academy. Vermont, USA

English-Spanish Translation Certificate. University of San Diego Extension. LA, USA

Medical Interpreter Certificate. Cross Cultural Communication Systems. MA, USA

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