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Judy Jenner

Judy Jenner teaches Introduction to Translation, Introduction to Interpretation, and Strategic Marketing & Branding for Translators for the Translation certificate and Translation & Interpretation certificate programs. 

Judy is a federally certified Spanish court interpreter, master-level court-certified Spanish interpreter in Nevada, a court-certified interpreter in California, and an experienced legal, marketing and e-commerce translator with clients on three continents. She runs a successful small translation and interpreting business, Twin Translations, with her twin sister, Dagmar. They are the authors of a book on translation, The Entrepreneurial Linguist: The Business-School Approach to Freelance Translation, which has sold more than 4,000 copies and is required reading at universities around the world. Judy is a past president of the Nevada Interpreters and Translators Association and a columnist for the American Translators Association’s Chronicle. Judy and Dagmar blog about translation, interpretation, and the business of translation on the award-winning blog, Translation Times. Judy is a frequent keynote speaker at translation and interpretation conferences, and has given workshops in 10 countries. Events include presentations in the UK, Brazil, Czech Republic, Hungary, the Netherlands and in more than 15 states. Judy was born in Austria, grew up in Mexico City, and has lived in the United States since she was a teenager. She lives in Las Vegas, NV and serves as a spokesperson for the American Translators Association.
Teaching is a true labor of love, and few things give me as much satisfaction as sharing what I know about T&I with future generations. I am delighted to be part of Extension’s team that helps train the translators and interpreters of the future.
- Judy Jenner