People Project

The busy life of Somali Translator, Omar Farah

  Omar Farah has been working with LanguageLoop as a certified Somali interpreter since 1992 and has been translating for us since 1997. During this time, Omar has translated a range of different text types across some of our key clients and is also the voice of many of our multilingual information line recordings in Somali, ensuring that Somali-speaking Australians…
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A day in the life of a Mandarin interpreter during COVID

A day in the life of a Mandarin interpreter during COVID Siao Du has been working as an interpreter for over eight years. Born in Dili, the Capital city of East Timor, Siao studied in Taiwan (at the Taipei Nursing College) from 1973-1977 before coming to Australia in December 1977. Interpreting for her parents at a young age, Siao wanted…
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Interpreters helping vulnerable communities

Interpreters helping vulnerable communities Liaqat has been working as interpreter for 11 years helping new refugees settle in Australia. Born in Afghanistan, Liaqat started his career as an interpreter with the coalition forces in 2009 before moving to Australia in 2012. It came to his attention that there was a huge communication issue between the coalition forces and Afghans so…
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