Stories about Translator Profiles

January 18, 2018

Meet Esther Dodo, the Editor who Gets Disconneted Playing Tennis and Dancing Zumba

"I found Global Voices totally by chance while browsing the Internet – and I became captivated with the idea of translating the news."

January 16, 2018

Translator portraits: For Amadou Lamine Badji, It all Comes Down to Optimism and Openness to Others

What to learn more about the translators at Global Voices? Meet Amadou Lamine Badji, translator & poet.

January 8, 2018

Portraits of Translators: Jade Dussart, a Passion for Asia and Human Rights

Who are translators behind GV in French? Interview with Jade Dussart who’ll be coming up on her 7th year on the team and who has a passion for Asia

January 4, 2018

Meet David Kalmar, the Editor who Volunteers with Language, his Most Useful Skill

"I don’t always agree with the articles that I work on, but I find it important to get to know multiple opinions on a subject." David Kalmar, Global Voices Hungarian...

October 18, 2017

Meet Mieke Tulp, the Lingua Editor Who Covers Her Imperfections with Good Stories and Laughter

"Translating for GV made me look further, made me aware of struggles I had not known of before."

October 15, 2017

Meet Marisa Petricca, the Italian Contributor who Left her Heart in China

"We like to call us “GV family” because our community bond is strong."

September 27, 2017

Meet Thant Sin, the Contributor who Volunteers to Tell Stories

Let's read about Global Voices Lingua Burmese editor, Thant Sin.

September 21, 2017

‘My dream Was to Bring Internet to my Village.’ A Final Homage to Boukary Konaté from his Friends and Colleagues

We are deeply saddened to announce the death of our friend and collaborator, Boukary Konaté.

September 19, 2017

Meet Fang-Ling, who joined Global Voices as a way to “Contribute”

"GV is powered by a large group of volunteers and for me, this is the core of GV and what makes GV attractive for readers and contributors.", says Fang-Ling, our...

August 6, 2017

Meet Gwenaelle, the Physicist who Fell in Love With Minority Languages

Global Voices is indeed a diverse community where whe can find people from all walks of life. Here, we interview a GVer who is also a physicist.