Eréndira Sáenz

Eréndira has been a translator and interpreter for 15 years. Having worked for different school sites in positions that required she translated and interpreted for Spanish speaking families.

Eréndira started working as a full-time Spanish interpreter for the Special Education Department at the Escondido High School District shortly after graduating from her first Master’s.

At EUHSD Eréndira applied the knowledge she had acquired of the industry through schoolwork and attending the ATA and CHIA conferences. Eréndira helped improve the EUHSD’s translation process by implementing the use of CAT and DTP tools. Eréndira stepped down as their interpreter to be able to move to Monterey Bay to enroll in the M.A. in Translation and Interpretation program at MIIS.

At MIIS she’s been given the opportunity to attend many inspiring conferences and networking events that have helped her expand her network and where she’s been blessed to meet the most amazing and interesting people in the industry.

Erendira interned in legal translation and interpretation for the Superior Court of Arizona and was able to participate as a volunteer interpreter for the Summer Olympics in Rio.

Having interpreted in both consecutive and simultaneous mode for various conferences Erendira enjoys her time in the booth and the company of well-qualified,  colleagues.