|09/05/2010||Durham Tech's Marianela Mañana honored by peers|
DURHAM -- Marianela Mañana, director/instructor of the Translation/Interpretation programs at Durham Technical Community College, has received the International Medical Interpreters Association National Distinction in Education Award. This is the only national association specifically for interpreter education. Mañana received the award during the IMIA conference at the Harvard Medical School Conference Center in Boston Sept. 3-5. The organization has about 2,000 members worldwide. The majority of interpreters work in the US, but many work in other countries.
A native of Uruguay, Mañana came to Durham Tech in 2003 as a part-time instructor for the Foreign Languages Department and the Community Spanish certificate program. She became a full-time employee in 2005 and program director in 2007. Mañana earned a bachelor of science degree in French Translation and Interpretation at the Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay.
She earned a bachelor of science in Portuguese Translation and Interpretation from the Universidad de la República Oriental del Uruguay. She earned a master of arts degree in teaching Spanish as a Second Language from the University Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid, Spain.
Mañana has presented at numerous symposiums, including the 2008 XVIII World Congress of the International Federation of Translators in Shanghai, China.
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