NADINE HEGMANNS

About me

I've interpreted the following personalities (in their respective roles at the time of the assignment):

Ellie Goulding (British singer-songwriter), Richard Dawkins (evolutionary biologist from UK), Ranjit Hoskoté (writer and cultural journalist from India), Nelson Brown (Scottish Hairdresser of the Year 2009), David Chipperfield (London architect), Peer Steinbrück (prime minister of the land North-Rhine Westphalia), Dr. Angela Merkel (German chancellor), Meret Becker (German actress and singer), Charles Fazzino (3D Pop Artist), Christoph Schlingensief (German director), Andrea Arnold (British film-maker, winner of the Academy Award)

Vita

Qualification

  • 1999 – 2004 Institute of Translation and Multilingual Communication (ITMK) of the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, today TH Köln, with a degree in Conference Interpreting (Dipl-Dolm) for German (A) English (B) and French (C)

Engagements

  • Member of the public relations committee of the NRW chapter of the BDÜ Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (2016 - 2017)
  • Chief editor of VKD-Kurier (2011)
  • Member of the editorial team of VKD-Kurier, the newspaper of the VKD Association of Conference Interpreters (2009 - 2013)
  • Member of the editorial team of BDÜinfo NRW, the newspaper of the NRW regional chapter of the BDÜ Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (2007 - 2011)
  • Presentation on the profession of a conference interpreter at Gymnasium Augustinianum in Greven (2009)
  • TV interview on the profession of an interpreter in the childrens' programme MyPokito on RTL II (2009)
  • Presentation on Quality Management for Interpreters at the 1st Symposium on Translation and Quality of the Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators (BDÜ) in Cologne (2008)
  • Presentation on the daily job routine of a freelance interpreter at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Translation and Multilingual Communication, today TH Köln (2007)
  • Senior member of ELAN e.V. (European Language Assistant Network), a student initiative for languages, economics and communication of the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, today TH Köln
    (2001 – 2003)

Time spent abroad

  • Semester in London, UK (2000 – 2001)
  • Apprentice in Paris, France (2003)
  • Au-pair in Bordeaux, France (1998 – 1999)
  • Exchange student in New Jersey, USA (1995 – 1996)

Since June 2006