The Wordsmith of Oz
Writer, Translator, Teacher

My Toolbox - the skills that make me tick
 
LANGUAGES:
Arabic, English, Polish
 
ACCREDITATIONS:
• NAATI Accredited Translator Level 3 in Arabic into English language No. 22931
• AUSIT Member (National Professional Development Coordinator, QLD PD Coordinator, Chair Organizing Committee, AUSIT Biennial National Conference 2008, PR Coordinator, AUSIT Industry Excellence Awards 2009)
• Senior Member, Translation Standards Institute
• Founding Member, World Arabic Translators Association (WATA)
 
COMPUTER SKILLS:
• MS Office 2003, Windows XP, Publisher 2003, Adobe Photoshop 7.0, Adobe Acrobat Pro 6.0, Illustrator,
• Highly proficient in using Internet and databases as research and communication tools
• Knowledge of HTML as web developing language
• Web Localisation skills
• Highly proficient in network support on NT, MS Windows
• Wordfast TM
 
INTERPERSONAL and MANAGEMENT SKILLS:
• Excellent communicator in the three media of speaking, writing and graphic design of educational, promotional and informative materials.
• Excellent workshop presenter
• Motivational speaker
• Legal and Marketing Researcher
• Cross-cultural Hurdles Crossing Facilitator
• Excellent business information management skills
• High creative writing aptitude