Giovanna Lester (Gio)

Giovanna (Gio) Lester is an ATA Certified Translator (Portuguese into English) and very active in professional associations: president of the Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters (Abrates, 2020-2022), co-chair of NAJIT’s Social Media Committee, editor of The NAJIT Observer, assistant administrator and administrator of the ATA Interpreters Division, interim vice-chair and director of the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters, co-founder and president of ATIF (2010-2012; 2015). She has been published in the ATA Chronicle, The NAJIT Observer and Proteus, CIOL The Linguist, the CMI Times, and Abrates’ Metáfrase.