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I was born in Italy. I graduated in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Genoa (Italy), languages studied: English and German). I taught Italian to foreign students at the International Center "Mystici Corporis" of Loppiano - Incisa Valdarno (Florence - Italy) for three years. Then I lived for 17 years in Pakistan where got a Diploma in the Urdu language at the Oriental College - University of Punjab (Lahore - Pakistan), I taught English at the Catholic Seminary (Lahore Pakistan) for three years and worked on a contract at the Italian Embassy in Islamabad for 15 years. After more than 17 years of living and working in Canada, I prefer translating from English into Italian and vice versa.


My specialties are literary and academic translations, my field of expertise are history, sociology, arts, holistic health. Examples of Past Translation projects: research papers and articles, -dissertations, journal articles, and course materials on history, sociology, education, holistic health, alternative medicine, and cosmetics.


I can handle and master any translation project with dedication, accuracy and professionality. 


Education:

- Member of ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) - USA

- CFA - CANADIAN FEDERATIONS OF AROMATHERAPISTS 2012 - 2018 Certified Aromatherapy Health Professional - Author of Articles on Aromatherapy and essential oils for the CFA Newsletter

- ICS - INTERNATIONAL CANADIAN SCHOOL - 2005 - 2006 ART DIPLOMA - Diploma in visual arts, including fine art, drawing, illustration and painting

- UNIVERSITY OF GENOA - ITALY 1977 - 1982 DEGREE in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature

- ORIENTAL COLLEGE -LAHORE - PAKISTAN 1988 - 2012 Diploma in Urdu Language