Ada B. Gibbons

 

1201 Eva Ave. Los Altos, CA 94024 - 650-793-3210 - quechua@andes.org

 

Objective:

Quechua translator and instructor.

 

 

Summary:

I teach Quechua and Spanish, and perform interpretations. Raised in the Cusco-Ayacucho region of Peru, speaking Quechua and Spanish since childhood; US Citizen.

 

 

Experience:

Language Services Associates 2012 2014

Quechua translator

Provide interpretation by phone to organizations, such as Courts, Immigration, and medical facilities; to help them communicate with Quechua speaking people in their care.

 

Andes.org 1997 - Present

Quechua /Spanish translator and interpreter

Created basic Quechua lessons, and sold hundreds of copies with audio CD, through my web site, andes.org. Provide courses focusing on conversation skills, cultural training, grammar and pronunciation. Services include training at schools, group and private lessons; and long distance learning through email correspondence, phone and Skype.

 

Foothill College, Los Altos, CA 1993 1996

Administrator / Spanish tutor

Responsible for the management of student records for the Extended Opportunity Program Services. Spanish tutor for both individuals and groups in college programs. Did payroll in financial department.

 

Other experience:

Substitute Spanish teacher, at Kings Academy high school, and public elementary schools in Santa Clara County, CA.

Office Manager, Secretary, Accounting, and travel agent; in California and Peru.

 

Education:

AA degree in tourism, and secretarial courses, at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA.

 

Executive secretary and accounting Diploma, from ESAE Business College, Lima, Peru.