Introducing the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters
IAPTI’s founding member and president, Aurora Humarán, will give an overview of the association: the rationale behind its establishment, its objectives, achievements and plans, and its presence in the world (78 countries as of April 2017).
Aurora Humarán graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a BA in translation (sworn translator) in 1982. In 2005, she received her degree as a certified proofreader from Fundación Litterae-Fundéu. Throughout her 35 years in the profession, she has specialised in legal, financial, banking, and marketing translation. She is the director of Just is Spanish, a translation bureau made up of sworn translators, lawyers, and copyeditors. In 2011 she was appointed a Corresponding Member of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. She is a founding member and the president of the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters.