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Samira Elagha

Translator

Cairo, Egypt
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Inter-Cultural Communication
  • Literature
  • Academic Writing
  • Media and Politics

Work Experience

  • Freelance Translator at GoLocalise

    Aug 2017 to present · 12 Months
  • Freelance Subtitling Translator at Translot

    Aug 2017 to present · 12 Months
  • Freelance Subtitling Translator at Zoo Digital Group

    Mar 2017 to present · 1 Years 11 Months
  • Freelance Translator at BBC Media Action

    Sep 2016 to Jun 2017 · 10 Months

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Education

  • MA in Audiovisual Translation and Popular Culture

    City University London - Egypt 2015 to 2016 · 1 Years
  • BA in English Literature and Linguistics

    Qatar University - Egypt 2011 to 2014 · 3 Years
  • High School - Thanaweya Amma

    Amina Bint Wahab Independent Secondary School for Girls - Egypt 2007

Activities

  • Volunteering

    Theatre Operations Volunteer at Doha Film Institute

    Nov 2012 to Nov 2012 · 0 Months
  • Volunteering

    Marketing Volunteer at Doha Film Institute

    Oct 2010 to Oct 2010 · 0 Months

Achievments

I got an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to study at City, University of London. I got an Outstanding Performance Scholarship to study at Qatar University.

Skills
Tools and Fields of Expertise

  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Inter-Cultural Communication
  • Literature
  • Academic Writing
  • Media and Politics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Research
  • Literary Translation
  • Cloud-based Subtitle and Caption Platform
  • Dubbing and Voice Art
  • Tourism
  • Psychology
  • Swift
  • MemoQ
  • Legal Translation

Languages

  • Arabic

    Fluent
  • English

    Fluent

Training & Certifications

  • Online Localization Course

    University College London · 2018
  • Arabic Drafting

    AUC Continuing Education · 2017
  • Voice-Over for Radio and Dubbing Art

    Ninties Radio · 2017
  • Acting for Radio and Dubbing Art

    Ninties FM Radio · 2017
  • Project Management for Translators

    University College London · 2016
  • IELTS

    International English Language Testing System · 2014
  • Team Work and Leadership

    Qatar University · 2014
  • Verbal Intelligence and Communication Skills

    Qatar University · 2014
  • Legal Translation

    Translation and Interpreting Institute · 2014
  • 2014 Translation Conference Workshops

    Translation and Interpreting Institute · 2014