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Andrée Goreux Boyens, Chilean, single
Address: La Capitanía 424, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile. CP 6761415
Telephone (+) 56-2-24264062
agoreuxb@gmail.com
www.siblings.cl


Studies
Primary and High School. Lycée de l'Alliance Française. Bachelor of Arts Degree.
British Council Institute, Santiago, Chile. Cambridge English Proficiency Certificate.
Translators' Seminars, summer and Winter Sessions, two years. University of Chile. Dutch language courses.
Examinations held by the official Belgian and Dutch Embassies Board, in Argentine, 1973-1974.
Translation studies, Warwick University in 2004 and Assistant to the courses in 2005.
Lingualab, Argentine. Simultaneous interpretation and consecutive translation. SAT for University admission: Social Sciences. Third among 90.000 applicants. Algebra and Language: within first thousand.
P. Universidad Católica de Chile. Natural Sciences Teacher Certificate, Biology. The programs included Chemistry and Physics for the High School Cycle. Programmed instruction and evaluation models. Systems Analysis. Logistics, Statistics, Cybernetics, theory and practice. Communications.

Languages
Full command of English, French and Spanish. Reads: Italian, Portuguese and basic Dutch. 2001: First place “Dictée des Amériques” for Chile. (French spelling and grammar test sponsored by the Canadian Government). Among the twelve finalists of the world-wide contest held in Québec, Canada, on April 6, 2002.

Memberships
COTICH, Chilean Association of Translators and Interpreters. Member Nº 96. Vice-president for the 2006-2008 period. IAPTI. International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters. Member N” 260 Proz.com profile 79638.

Experience
1974 to date Freelance translator and reviewer.
1989 to 1992 Research Assistant Project AID/PSTC/P. Catholic University of Chile.
Nº 513-5542-G-SS-9067-00. "In Vitro Propagation and Improvement of Fruit Species with Economic Potential for Semi-Arid Zones." Writing of Reports and Papers (English and French). Coordinator: Dr. Miguel Jordan.
1987 to 2001 Natural Sciences Teacher, (Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Geology). Lycée de l'Alliance Française Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. French High School program. Courses held in French.
1983 to 1985 Research Assistant, National Academy of Sciences, (NAS, U.S.A.), and Catholic University of Chile. Project FGT CL-1-83-31 on Fast-growing trees. Reports and Papers writing. Coordinator: Dr. Miguel Jordan.
1979 to 1984 While studying for Teacher’s Certificate. Botany Instructor, Catholic University of Chile. Vertebrate Anatomy; Plant Morphology and Anatomy; Plant Physiology. Reports and Papers writing (English). 1970 to 1975 Worked for SABENA, Société Anonyme Belge pour la Navigation Aérienne, at headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Executive level, public relations, supervision, logistics, reports written in French, translated into English and copied in Dutch.
1958 to 1970 English Shorthand Teacher: British Council Institute, A.E.I.P Commercial Institute. Catholic University of Chile.
1955 to 1970 Free-lance translator for: United Nations Jurists' Conference; Sigdo-Koppers Engineering reports; United Nations Special Mining Fund, and Corporación de Fomento de la Producción. (State Development Corporation). Geologists' and Engineers’ reports, French and Spanish into English. Belgian Embassy; awarded Silver Medal in recognition of services rendered to the Crown on the occasion of H.M. King Baudoin's visit.
1953 to 1955 Canadian Embassy, trilingual receptionist and accounts clerk.

Activities
Free-lance translator. Prepares, reviews and translates research and education protocols. Drafts, translates and reviews data for scientific publications and technical reports. Operates Windows XP, Word 2007 TRADOS.

References
Dr. Miguel Jordan, Director of the Biotechnology Department, Universidad Mayor, miguel.jordan@umayor.cl Dr. Paulina Fernández, Forestry Sciences Department, P. Catholic University of Chile. Prof. Dr. Fernando Coz – Military Hospital of Santiago. dr.fcoz@gmail.com.