Our Team

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    Nicole Michel-Deshagette, CEO

    A native of Berne, Switzerland, Nicole was brought up in a multicultural environment and speaks several languages, including French, German, Spanish and Creole. She holds a BA in Translation from the Zürich School of Translation and Interpretation, Switzerland. In 1992 Nicole joined TransLingua ...

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    Ilaria Migliardi, COO

    Born in Italy, Ilaria graduated cum laude from the Asian Languages Department of the University of Venice in Italy, after studies conducted both at SOAS (London) and Fudan University (Shanghai). She worked in Asia for several years, both in PRC as the assistant general manager for an ...

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    Laora Briquet, Senior Project Manager

    Laora was born in Paris, France, and grew up near the Spanish and Andorran borders. A native French speaker, she studied Spanish and English at school, and then enrolled in two university programs in French Literature and Mandarin Chinese studies. Upon graduating with honors, she chose to ...

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    Francesca Pantaev, Quality Control Manager, New York

    Francesca was born in Italy, right on the border of Slovenia. An Italian native speaker, she enrolled in a program at the University of Trieste to pursue a degree in Modern Foreign Languages and Literature with a concentration in English and Russian. During her time as a student, she ...

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    Amalia Papachristopoulos, Project Manager

    Amalia’s family background is Greek-American. She spoke Greek at home, but learnt English in school, growing up in New York City. Amalia studied French and Italian in college and got a BA in language and literature from Bard in 1995. In 2000 she got certified to teach English as a Second ...

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    Emilia Perez, Project Manager, New York

    Emilia was born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay. She developed a natural curiosity for languages and everything international from an early age. A native Spanish speaker, she studied English, Italian and French at school and completed a high school student exchange program in Seattle, where ...

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    Judith Morris, Senior Project Manager, Boulder CO

    Judith was born and raised in Newark, Delaware. She studied European History and Art History and graduated with a BA from the University of Delaware. After her studies she worked at the Human Resources Department of the University of Delaware for a few years, until she moved to Colorado, in ...

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    Melissa Harris, Project and Quality Control Manager, Boulder CO

    Melissa was born and raised in Colorado. She studied Biology and graduated with a BS from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has joined the TransLingua team in 2012 as a project manager. Today she is in charge of consecutive and simultaneous interpretation assignments, project ...

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