Marianna Breytman

Marianna is an avid lover of the Spanish language who also happens to know Russian because she was born in Kiev. These days she can be found in New York City, managing Global Voices Translation Services, getting her masters in educational technology, and drinking lots of coffee.

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Translator Newsletter: The Perfect Translation, Cultural Equality, & More!

  June 13, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Cultural Equality Through Translation What role does translation play in the ongoing migration crisis we're all experiencing today? In an article entitled, “Translation — a bridge between languages that can foster cultural equality“, Marcus Tomalin...

Translator Newsletter: Lost Languages, Kid Translators, and more!

  May 31, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Is Bilingualism Linked to Creativity? That's the question on Jason Silva's mind when he talks about growing up speaking both Spanish and English, and coming from two different cultures. Does speaking more than one language...

Translator Newsletter: Language Maps, Modulation, & More!

  May 16, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Language Maps The Washington Post put together seven great maps and charts to help us visualize the languages of the world and how diverse we really are as a people. Did you know that nearly...

Translator Newsletter: ALTA Mentorships, A Universal Language, & More!

  May 1, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorships For the second year in a row, the American Literary Translators Association is accepting applications for a mentorship program for emerging translators from French, Polish, Russian, and any Singaporean language into...

Translator Newsletter: Classes, Video Games, and More!

  April 17, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Getting Started as a Freelance Translator Corinne McKay, an American Translators Association-certified translator with almost 15 years of experience, offers a lot of great courses for both new and experience translators. The great thing about...

Translator Newsletter: Lists Upon Lists, Translating Activism, & More!

  April 3, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… Machine Translation In Your Life I know, I know. This whole time we've been hearing about how terrible machine translation is, but can it really play an important role in our careers as translators? Spence...

Buscamos escritores! / Spanish-Language Writers Needed!

  March 13, 2016

Global Voices busca voluntarios para cubrir noticias en EspaƱa, el caribe hispanohablante, e inmigraciĆ³n latina en los EE.UU. / Global Voices is looking for volunteers to cover news in Spain, Spanish-speaking countries in the Caribbean, and Latino immigration in the U.S.

Translator Newsletter: Small Languages, Memes, and More!

  March 8, 2016

Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… The Ups & Downs of Freelancing Since many of us are freelancers, we know that a lot of the times it can feel like all or nothing. The Delaware Valley Translators Association wrote up this...