Found in Translation's founder, Maria Vertkin, has been selected as an Echoing Green Fellow! Echoing Green supports the world's most innovative and promising emerging social entrepreneurs. Found in Translation is among 20 enterprises, chosen from nearly 3,000 applicants.
Meet the 2013 Fellows here.
Meet the 2013 Fellows here.
Found in Translation News
April 18, 2013
Antonia Christ: The face of determination
The inspiring story of our 2013 graduate, on the verge of fulfilling her long-time dream of becoming a Medical Interpreter, featured in the Stoneham Sun.
Original story: BIDMC neasletter.
Photo credit: Feda Eid
April 17, 2013
"Creating Jobs & Improving Healthcare Access for Minorities, One Language at a Time" - Ethnic Online
March 27, 2013
Congratulations, Found in Translation Class of 2013!
"Proud" does not begin to describe how we felt watching these 30 exceptionally talented and driven walked across the stage to receive their Medical Interpreter Certificate, taking their first steps into the medical interpreting profession.
March 14, 2013
Sharewood Project partners for translation services
Read about our partnership with the Sharewood Project in the Tufts Daily
March 7, 2013
"Medical Interpreters Lower Health care Costs, Create Jobs" in SAMPAN
February 25, 2013
Found in Translation Named in WomenDeliver25
as one of the world's top 25 social enterprises for women and girls!
Voting for the top 10 begins today.
February 19, 2013
We are in the Echoing Green Fellowship Semifinal
for the second year in a row!
Echoing Green provides funding and support for the world's most promising social ventures. We are honored to be among the 444 contending for the final, out of more than 3,000 applicants!
January 19, 2013
Found in Translation's Lead Trainer Receives the IMIA Raquel Cashman Award
Each year, International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) recognizes the "best of the best" among industry leaders around the globe. Among this year's awardees was Found in Translation's lead interpreting instructor, Inna Persits-Gimelberg.
Read more in our January newsletter.
January 16, 2013
New Interpreting Partnership is Win-Win for Healthcare Access and Job Creation
We've teamed up with Tufts Medical School, creating 3 new jobs for our graduates, and providing medical interpretation services to some of Boston's most vulnerable patients.
Read about this exciting partnership in the Malden Patch here.
November 16, 2012
Party Around the World was a booming success!
More than 200 supporters joined us for an evening of multicultural fun, world music, and ethnic cuisine. Thank you to everyone who came to help us raise nearly $20,000 toward our second Medical Interpreter Certificate Training!
September 21, 2012
The application process is now open!
September 17, 2012
Paul Levy, former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, writes about Found in Translation on his famous blog: Not Running a Hospital
August 29, 2012
SIR.tv profiles Found in Translation founder Maria Vertkin among its Social Innovation Rockstars - a showcase of "original thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and inspiring leaders who care about creating lasting social value."
Read the full article here.
May 25, 2012
Leadership Class at Baker Middle School in Baker City, Oregon chooses Found in Translation as its nonprofit for 2012.
As part of hands-on learning about philanthropy and community leadership, Baker Middle School student Josie Bryan traveled to Boston to meet with Found in Translation's Founder Maria Vertkin, learn about the agency, and personally deliver a donation from her class.
Read an article in the Baker City Herald written by Josie here!
Thank you Josie, Mrs. Sullivan, and Baker Middle School's Leadership Class! You inspire us.
May 15, 2012
Program Director Kevin Burchby, Board Member Karen Friedman, and Events Coordinator Noelle Hagopian at the pitch. Photo credit: La Capoise Galerie.
Found in Translation has advanced to the semifinal round of the MassChallenge. Of the 1,237 start-ups that applied for the MassChallenge this year, 300 made it to round 2 - among them Found in Translation. We pitched to a panel of judges (like on the show Shark Tank). Read about it in the Malden Patch.
April 25, 2012
Found in Translation's first graduating class, 19 incredible women who completed the 12-week Medical Interpreter Certificate program, mentioned in the Malden Patch.
Congratulations to our graduate and thank you to our sponsors for helping us to make this event a success!
April 19, 2012
Emerson College features Found in Translation in a video for a journalism project by the graduate student Terri Ogan.
April 13, 2012
Malden Patch names Found in Translation's founder "Greatest Person."
March 19, 2012
The Boston Herald covers Found in Translation as the feature workforce development program showcased at the Bostonherald.com/Jobfind - Monster Nursing & Allied Health Job Fair.
Read about some of our program and a few of the amazing women currently enrolled:
February 10, 2012
Found in Translation is in the Medford Transcript:
"Medford Resident Unveils New Workforce Development Program to Assist Bilingual Women"
February 2, 2012
Found in Translation is in the semifinal of Echoing Green, which funds the world's most promising start-up social ventures.
Currently in the top 350 out of over 3,500 applicants, Found in Translation is in the running for $80,000!